Talks on Fuel Bank Stalled at IAEA
Horner, Daniel, Meier, Oliver, Arms Control Today
Plans to establish an international nuclear fuel bank, a key part of nonproliferation programs put forward by several world leaders, have failed to receive the support they need to start being put in place.
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Board of Governors ended its September meeting with little progress since June, the last time the board met. Earlier this year, advocates of the proposed fuel bank had talked about a timetable under which the board in June would have directed the IAEA Secretariat to flesh out a proposal for the September meeting and the board could have then endorsed it.
But at the June meeting, some of the board's 35 members balked at the …
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Publication information: Article title: Talks on Fuel Bank Stalled at IAEA. Contributors: Horner, Daniel - Author, Meier, Oliver - Author. Magazine title: Arms Control Today. Volume: 39. Issue: 8 Publication date: October 2009. Page number: 24+. © 2003 Arms Control Association. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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