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PARIS (Reuters) – The situation regarding Iran’s nuclear program is “worrying”, French Foreign Affairs minister Jean-Yves Le Drian told his EU colleagues during a meeting in Brussels, the French Foreign Affairs ministry said on Monday. Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said earlier on Monday Iran might enrich uranium up to 60% purity if the country
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. development agency proposed lifting restrictions that bar the financing of advanced nuclear energy projects abroad, a move the Trump administration hopes will help the industry compete with state-owned companies in China and Russia. The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation, or DFC, late on Wednesday opened a 30-day comment period on
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HELSINKI (Reuters) – Finland’s long-delayed Olkiluoto 3 (OL3) nuclear reactor was hit by another setback after the nation’s safety watchdog reported valve problems in a component involved in the cooling process. The reactor in western Finland was built by a consortium of France’s Areva and Germany’s Siemens and had been due to start producing electricity
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump makes a statement to reporters about reopening U.S. places of worship by declaring them “essential” in the midst of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, U.S., May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Leah Millis (Reuters) – The Trump administration discussed last
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FILE PHOTO: An Iranian flag flutters in front of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) headquarters in Vienna, Austria September 9, 2019. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Iran has not taken further steps to violate its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers since it renounced last month all restraints imposed by the agreement, the
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SEOUL (Reuters) – Japan’s reluctance to disclose information about the release of radioactive water from its damaged Fukushima nuclear plant is hampering neighboring countries’ efforts to minimize the impact, the head of South Korea’s nuclear safety agency said on Wednesday. Since the 2011 earthquake and tsunami caused a meltdown at some of the reactors the
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FILE PHOTO: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) headquarters is pictured in Vienna, Austria June 20, 2019. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger/File Photo VIENNA (Reuters) – The two front-runners in the race to become the U.N. nuclear watchdog’s chief are running neck and neck, a secret ballot of the International Atomic Energy Agency’s 35-nation Board of Governors on Thursday
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