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former IAEA Director-General

Nuclear Nonproliferation
  • July 5, 2016

    The 20-year-old advisory opinion on the legality of nuclear weapons threat or use continues to be a guide to the norms requiring nonuse of the weapons and negotiation of their elimination. 

  • July 5, 2016

    The United Arab Emirates remains committed to its obligation under a 2009 agreement with Washington not to enrich or reprocess nuclear material.

  • June 24, 2016

    The window of opportunity to prevent North Korea from developing nuclear-armed ballistic missile systems is closing and Washington should explore every serious diplomatic overture from Pyongyang.

  • June 21, 2016

    The West and Russia need to build on existing arms control measures to avoid exacerbation of the increasingly tense relationship between them, according to a group of international security experts.

  • May 31, 2016

    The six-year nuclear security summit process produced significant advances in preventing nuclear theft and sabotage. Countries must ensure that progress does not stall now that the summits have ended.

  • May 31, 2016

    A growing number of non-nuclear-weapon states are expressing support for the immediate commencement of negotiations on a legally binding agreement to prohibit nuclear weapons.

  • May 31, 2016

    Barack Obama became the first serving U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, where he honored the innocent victims of wars and the 1945 atomic bombings and called for renewed energy to eliminate the nuclear threat.

  • May 31, 2016

    Washington agreed to purchase heavy water from Iran in April, but an Iranian official said in May that the export of the water was delayed...

  • May 10, 2016

    Today the White House announced that on May 27 President Barack Obama will become the first serving U.S. president to visit Hiroshima and its Peace Memorial Park, which honors the victims of the world’s first atomic bombings seventy years ago.

  • April 27, 2016

    A key nuclear security treaty achieved enough support to enter into force, President Barack Obama announced at the fourth nuclear security summit.