Noon briefing by the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

Noon briefing by Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General of the United Nations. Highlights: COVID-SG World Economic Prospects report COVID-country notes COVID-refugees Global Humanitarian Response Plan Libya Nigeria Somalia Afghanistan IAEA Syria Yemen WMO Full Highlights: https://www.un.org/sg/en/content/noon-briefing-highlight?date%5Bvalue%5D%5Bdate%5D=01%20April%202020

Iran ‘is playing cat and mouse with the IAEA’, top US official says

Our guest is Brian Hook, US Special Representative for Iran and senior advisor to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. He reacts to a new report from the IAEA, which sounds the alarm over Iran’s cooperation with the agency. Hook says Tehran “has lied about its past work on a nuclear weapon” and has also “lied about shooting down … Read more Iran ‘is playing cat and mouse with the IAEA’, top US official says

Can IRAN get the NUCLEAR BOMB? – VisualPolitik EN

Iran has announced they will go back to their nuclear program. This is no surprise: after Trump came out of the nuclear deal that Obama signed, most of the World has their trade ties with the Islamic Republic. Add to this the killing of General Gasem Soleimani and you can understand why Ayatollah Khamenei wants … Read more Can IRAN get the NUCLEAR BOMB? – VisualPolitik EN

Obama on Iran: “we are not taking any options off the table”

In a press conference at the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) summit in Hawaii on 14th November 2011, President Obama commented on the current situation with Iran. He admitted that the country does not have nuclear weapons and is allowing International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) staff into the country, but refused to rule out military interventions … Read more Obama on Iran: “we are not taking any options off the table”

Radiation Readings “Higher Than Normal” at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant, Japan

Sea water and boric acid is being injected into the primary containment vessel at unit 1 of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan to try and cool the reactor following a failure of the pumping systems. The level of radioactive material measured at the nuclear power plant has been recorded as higher than … Read more Radiation Readings “Higher Than Normal” at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant, Japan

Iran: Nuclear Fuel Swap with Turkey Agreed

A nuclear fuel deal has been agreed between Iran, Brazil and Turkey – paving the way for a climb down in the hostile rhetoric which was characterisation non-proliferation talks at the UN. Turkey has agreed to receive enriched Iranian uranium and swap it for fuel rods to power a medical research reactor. The partially enriched … Read more Iran: Nuclear Fuel Swap with Turkey Agreed