Yukiya Amano

Yukiya Amano
Director General of the IAEA
 

 IAEA Director General Amano reappointed

IAEA Director General Amano reappointed

The International Atomic Energy Agency’s board of governors reappointed director-general Yukiya Amano for a further four-year term of office until November 2021. The decision took place by acclamation without …

 IAEA: low enriched uranium bank to be opened in Kazakhstan by September

IAEA: low enriched uranium bank to be opened in Kazakhstan by September

International Low Enriched Uranium (LEU) Bank in Kazakhstan will be built by September 2017, IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano said addressing the Agency’s Board of Governors in Vienna. “Construction of the …

IAEA verifies Iran’s adherence to JCPOA for over year

IAEA verifies Iran’s adherence to JCPOA for over year

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has once again verified Iran’s adherence to its commitments under a July 2015 nuclear agreement between the Islamic Republic and six global powers, IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano …

IAEA content with oil-rich Iran

IAEA content with oil-rich Iran

Yukiya Amano said oil-rich Iran is meeting its commitments to downplay weapons concerns

Iran to ship heavy water out of country to ease nuclear conflict

Iran to ship heavy water out of country to ease nuclear conflict

Iran will ship around 11 metric tons of heavy water out of the country in the next couple of days, according to people familiar with the plans, defusing a conflict with the U.S. and others over the Iranian nuclear deal, The Wall Street …

IAEA criticizes Iran for overstepping  heavy water limit

IAEA criticizes Iran for overstepping heavy water limit

Iran must stop repeatedly overstepping a limit on its stock of a sensitive material set by its landmark deal with major powers, the UN nuclear watchdog said. "It is important that such situations should be avoided in future in …

IAEA chief: Nuclear power plant was disrupted by cyber attack

IAEA chief: Nuclear power plant was disrupted by cyber attack

A nuclear power plant became the target of a disruptive cyber attack two to three years ago, and there is a serious threat of militant attacks on such plants, the head of the United Nations nuclear watchdog said on Monday. International …

IAEA: implementation of JCPA requires careful attention

IAEA: implementation of JCPA requires careful attention

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano said his report on Iran's implementation of its nuclear-related commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action summarised the verification and monitoring activities that the Agency …

Amano urges not to rush regarding violation of nuclear deal by Iran

Amano urges not to rush regarding violation of nuclear deal by Iran

Today, it is still premature to talk about violation of Iran's obligations under the nuclear deal, the head of the IAEA Yukiya Amano stated. "So far, it's only been month since the beginning of …

Russia is satisfied with IAEA report on Iranian nuclear program

Russia is satisfied with IAEA report on Iranian nuclear program

Russia's Permanent Representative to the International Organizations, Vladimir Voronkov, stated yesterday that Russia positively assesses the IAEA's first report on the implementation by Iran of the agreement with the …

IAEA to create unit to monitor Iran#039s nuclear program

IAEA to create unit to monitor Iran's nuclear program

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano stated the agency will create a separate unit to monitor the Iranian nuclear program. Speaking at an extraordinary meeting of the Board of Governors, he noted that the implementation …

Amano arrives in Tehran

Amano arrives in Tehran

The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Yukiya Amano, arrived in Tehran. He will meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and the head of the Atomic Energy Organization of …

Yukiya Amano to visit Tehran

Yukiya Amano to visit Tehran

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano is expected to visit Iran to discuss the details of cooperation in the framework of the Iranian nuclear agreement, the IAEA press-service said. During the visit he will meet with …

Nuclear profile of Iran dismissed

Nuclear profile of Iran dismissed

Moscow believes that the case on ‘assumed research’ in the sphere of military nuclear energy use by Tehran is dismissed

 IAEA: sanctions against Iran can be lifted in January 2016

IAEA: sanctions against Iran can be lifted in January 2016

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano said that if everything goes well, the sanctions against Iran could be removed in late January 2016, RIA Novosti reports. Earlier, Iranian President Hassan …

IAEA needs €9.2 million per year for Iranian atomic tests

IAEA needs €9.2 million per year for Iranian atomic tests

The IAEA needs €9.2 million a year for carrying out inspections of the Iranian nuclear program in the framework of the Joint Comprehensive Action Plan (SVPD), IAEA director general Yukiya Amano announced at a press conference after a ...

IAEA satisfied with speed of Iranian centrifuges dismantlement

IAEA satisfied with speed of Iranian centrifuges dismantlement

Today the head of the IAEA, Yukiya Amano, said that the agency is satisfied with how quickly the country has managed to dismantle centrifuges, which enriched uranium. "Iran started to carry out preparatory activities, dismantled a large number of …

Araghchi and Amano to hold meeting before publication of final IAEA report on INP

Araghchi and Amano to hold meeting before publication of final IAEA report on INP

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi and IAEA head Yukiya Amano are to hold a meeting on November 24th in Vienna to discuss Tehran's nuclear program.  …

Tehran informs IAEA about beginning of use of extra protocol to safeguard agreement

Tehran informs IAEA about beginning of use of extra protocol to safeguard agreement

Tehran has directed an official notification to the IAEA about the fact that the authorities proceed to use an extra protocol to safeguard the agreement. The corresponding message was distributed on behalf of the Director General of the …

IAEA won#039t visit Parchin military site in Iran

IAEA won't visit Parchin military site in Iran

There is no need to visit the Parchin military site in Iran again, the Director General of the IAEA Yukiya Amano stated. According to him, the agency already has all the necessary samples. "It is good that we were …

Head of IAEA pleased with meeting with Zarif

Head of IAEA pleased with meeting with Zarif

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano is pleased with the meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on the sidelines of the 70th session of the UN General Assembly in New York. "I met …

Diplomacy vs. war, cooperation vs. hostility

Diplomacy vs. war, cooperation vs. hostility

“The nuclear agreement is on the right track,” an Iranian diplomat thinks

Amano confirms authenticity of Parchin sles

Amano confirms authenticity of Parchin samples

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano told Associated Press that he is convinced of the authenticity of environmental samples, which were taken by Iranian experts from the Parchin military site in Iran. "I am …

Salehi: issues between Iran and IAEA can be resolved by end of year

Salehi: issues between Iran and IAEA can be resolved by end of year

The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), Ali Akbar Salehi, hopes that the IAEA and Tehran will resolve all the controversy surrounding the Iranian nuclear program by the end of this year. According to him, the Iranian …

 Amano#039s visit to Parchin annulls all suspicions around Iranian nuclear program

Amano's visit to Parchin annulls all suspicions around Iranian nuclear program

IAEA chief Yukiya Amano’s recent visit to the Parchin military site has annulled accusations that Iran is pushing a nuclear weapon program, the Director General for Political and International Affairs at Iran's Foreign ...

Head of IAEA managed to see closed military facility in Iran

Head of IAEA managed to see closed military facility in Iran

The chief of IAEA Yukiya Amano has visited the Iranian military facility in Parchin, which is located 30 km from Tehran. The Iranian authorities haven’t allowed anyone to …

Yukiya Amano arrives in Tehran

Yukiya Amano arrives in Tehran

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano started a visit to Tehran today, where he will discuss cooperation in the implementation of the "road map", and will clarify information about possible past military aspects of the …

Yukiya Amano to visit Iran

Yukiya Amano to visit Iran

The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Yukiya Amano, will visit Tehran in the next two to three days, the head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), Ali Akbar Salehi, said, adding that the IAEA experts have arrived …

IAEA expects Iranian compliance with obligations under nuclear deal

IAEA expects Iranian compliance with obligations under nuclear deal

The IAEA relies on the Iranian compliance with the commitments after the conclusion of the nuclear deal on July 14th, said director general of the agency Yukiya Amano at a press conference on the sidelines of the …

Amano says peaceful nature of Iranian nuclear program is not guaranteed

Amano says peaceful nature of Iranian nuclear program is not guaranteed

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), despite the agreements reached in July between Iran and the six international mediators on the Iranian nuclear program, as well as the agreements between Iran and the Agency, cannot guarantee ...