Monday, September 30, 2013

IAEA chief visits Cuba

IAEA chief visits Cuba
by XINHUA 30/09/2013 - 8:22am

HAVANA, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- The head of the UN nuclear watchdog
on Sunday kicked off a three-day official visit to Cuba, a local TV
channel reported.

During his stay, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Director General Yukiya Amano is scheduled to hold talks with Foreign
Minister Marcelino Medina, "among other activities," NNTV said.

Amano's visit "corresponds with the excellent level of relations"
between the IAEA and the Caribbean nation, a founding member of the
agency, government officials were quoted as saying.

Cuba has cooperated with the IAEA in such fields as health,
agriculture and environmental protection, officials said, adding that
the country's nuclear facilities are subject to the agency's supervision.

Cuba is also a member of both the Treaty for the Prohibition of
Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean and the Treaty on
Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons.

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