IAEA BoG – U.S. on Strengthening the Agency’s Activities Related to Nuclear Science, Technology, and Applications

U.S. Statement on Strengthening the Agency’s Activities Related to Nuclear Science, Technology, and Applications, as delivered by Ambassador Jackie Wolcott under Agenda Item 7 at the IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, Sept. 15, 2020.

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Prescription Opioid and Heroin Epidemic Awareness Week, 2020

The White House Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 11, 2020 Prescription Opioid and Heroin Epidemic Awareness Week, 2020 – – – – – – – By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation During Prescription Opioid and Heroin Epidemic Awareness Week, we reaffirm our unwavering commitment to ending …

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On the Occasion of World Humanitarian Day

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE AUGUST 19, 2020   On World Humanitarian Day, we honor the memory of humanitarian workers who made the ultimate sacrifice answering the call to protect the lives and alleviate the suffering of the world’s most vulnerable people.  We recognize the tireless commitment of these individuals who put the lives of others before their …

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PRESS RELEASE: United States Provides $400,000 to UNODC to fight illicit trafficking in Vietnam

This UNODC project facilitates legitimate trade and provides border control officials with the skills to correctly identify and stop cargo consignments of interest, while confidently releasing the bulk of goods into commerce.

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Ambassador Wolcott’s Message on the Successful Launch of NASA-SpaceX’s Demo-2 Test Flight

Read the full text of Ambassador Wolcott’s message here: Hi, I’m Jackie Wolcott. Congratulations to NASA and SpaceX for their successful launch of two astronauts from Kennedy Space Center to the International Space Station. Collaboration with the private sector is essential in this new era of outer space exploration. Here in Vienna, the United States …

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IAEA BoG – U.S. on Strengthening IAEA Nuclear Science, Technology and Applications Activities

U.S. Statement on Strengthening the Agency’s Activities Related to Nuclear Science, Technology, and Applications, as delivered by Ambassador Jackie Wolcott under Agenda Item 4 at the IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, Mar. 10, 2020.

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U.S. Statement on the Approval of the Appointment of Rafael Grossi as IAEA Director General

IAEA Second Special Session of the General Conference Approval of the Appointment of the Director General U.S. statement as delivered by Ambassador Jackie Wolcott Vienna, Austria, December 2, 2019   Thank you, President.   I would like to congratulate Director General Designate Rafael Grossi on the approval of his appointment as the next IAEA Director …

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The Strategic Logic of U.S. Iran Policy: Remarks by A/S Christopher A. Ford

The Strategic Logic of U.S. Iran Policy As delivered by the Hon. Christopher A. Ford, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation at the Permanent Mission of Japan to the International Organizations in Vienna September 19, 2019   Good day, everyone, and special thanks to the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Nonproliferation …

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IAEA Board of Governors – U.S. Statement on the Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement in Syria

U.S. Statement on Agenda Item 7 (c): Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement in the Syrian Arab Republic As delivered by Alternate Permanent Representative Keith Anderton Vienna, September 11, 2019   Thank you Madam Chair, The United States thanks the Acting DG for his report and commends the Department of Safeguards for its continued commitment …

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MEDIA NOTE: Statement by the U.S. Mission Spokesperson following the July 25 IAEA Board of Governors Meeting

Statement by the U.S. Mission Spokesperson following the July 25 IAEA Board of Governors Meeting Vienna, Austria July 25, 2019   The International Atomic Energy Agency’s Board of Governors met today in Vienna to pay tribute to the Agency’s late Director General Yukiya Amano and discuss procedures for the appointment of the next Director General.  …

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Statement by Ambassador Wolcott on the Passing of IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano

Statement by U.S. Ambassador to International Organizations in Vienna Jackie Wolcott on the Passing of IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano Vienna, Austria July 22, 2019    On behalf of the U.S. Mission to International Organizations in Vienna, I express my deepest condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of International Atomic Energy Agency Director General …

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MEDIA NOTE: Statement by the U.S. Mission Spokesperson on Special IAEA Board of Governors Meeting on Iran

Statement by the U.S. Mission Spokesperson on the Special IAEA Board of Governors Meeting Agenda Item 1: Verification and Monitoring in Iran in light of United Nations Security Council Resolution 2231 (2015) July 10, 2019 Vienna, Austria FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE In the past ten days, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Yukiya Amano twice …

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Special IAEA Board of Governors Meeting on Iran: U.S. Statement

U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors on Verification and Monitoring in Iran As delivered by Ambassador Jackie Wolcott Vienna, July 10, 2019   Thank you, Madam Chair. The United States appreciates your efforts to convene this special meeting of the Board of Governors today. The United States called for this important meeting in …

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U.S. National Statement to the 62nd Session of COPUOS

Statement by the United States on Agenda Item 4: General Exchange of Views, 62nd Session of the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space As prepared for delivery by Jon Harrison, Senior Advisor, U.S. Department of State Vienna, June 13, 2019   Since we last met, the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of …

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IAEA BoG – U.S. Statement on Other Items of Business

U.S. Consolidated Statement on Agenda Item 10: Any Other Business As delivered by Alternate Permanent Representative Keith Anderton Vienna, June 12, 2019   Thank you Madam Chair, The United States welcomes the decisions of this year’s NPT Preparatory Committee meeting, which should lay the groundwork for a successful Review Conference next year.  To that end, …

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IAEA BoG – U.S. Statement on Implementation of NPT safeguards in Syria

U.S. Statement on Agenda Item 6(c): Implementation of the NPT safeguards agreement in the Syrian Arab Republic As delivered by Ambassador Jackie Wolcott Vienna, June 12, 2019   Thank you Madam Chair, We thank the DG for his update and for his commitment to resolving Syria’s safeguards noncompliance.  We applaud the DG and the Department …

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IAEA BoG – Join Statement on behalf of the Group of Friends for Women in Nuclear

Join Statement under Agenda Item 10 on behalf of the Group of Friends for Women in Nuclear As prepared for delivery by HE Dr Brendon Hammer, Resident Representative of Australia to the IAEA Vienna, June 12, 2019   Thank you, Chair Australia – as Co-Chair – is pleased to deliver this statement on behalf of …

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IAEA BoG – U.S. Statement on DPRK Safeguards

U.S. Statement on Agenda Item 6(b): Application of Safeguards in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea As delivered by Ambassador Jackie Wolcott Vienna, June 12, 2019 Thank you, Madam Chair. Since committing to work towards complete denuclearization at the June 2018 Singapore summit, the DPRK has yet to take significant, concrete steps to demonstrate that …

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IAEA BoG – U.S. Statement on Verification and Monitoring in Iran

U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors on Agenda Item 5: Verification and Monitoring in Iran As delivered by U.S. Ambassador Jackie Wolcott Vienna, June 11, 2019   Madam Chair, The United States welcomes the Director General’s May 31 report on verification and monitoring in Iran. We once again extend our appreciation to the …

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IAEA BoG – Joint Statement on Pledges to the IAEA’s ReNuAL Project

Joint Statement by the United States, Canada, and Japan on Pledges to ReNuAL made at the 2019 Preparatory Committee for the 2020 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference As delivered by the Ambassador of Japan to the International Organizations in Vienna Mitsuru Kitano Vienna, June 11, 2019   Madam Chair, I have the honor to deliver a statement on behalf …

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IAEA BoG – U.S. Statement on Strengthening the Agency’s Technical Cooperation Activities: Technical Cooperation Report for 2018

Statement on Agenda Item 3:  Strengthening the Agency’s Technical Cooperation Activities: Technical Cooperation Report for 2018. U.S. Statement as delivered by Alternate Permanent Representative Keith Anderton Vienna, June 10, 2019   Thank you, Madam Chair, The United States thanks the IAEA for preparing the Technical Cooperation Report for 2018, which provides useful examples of how …

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IAEA Board of Governors: U.S. Statement on the Annual Report for 2018

Statement under Agenda Item 2: The Annual Report for 2018 As delivered by U.S. Alternate Permanent Representative Keith Anderton Vienna, June 10, 2019 Thank you, Madam Chair, The Annual Report for 2018, as drafted, is an effective instrument to showcase how the IAEA benefits countries around the world. I will highlight just a few areas …

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U.S. Opening Remarks for the 28th UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

U.S. Opening Remarks Delivered by Ambassador Jackie Wolcott United Nations, Vienna May 20, 2019   Madame Chair, allow me to thank the Extended Bureau, Director Fedotov, and UNODC for organizing this session. On behalf of the United States, I offer my condolences to the family of Dmitri Vlassis – and all of UNODC – on …

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U.S. on the Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement in the Syrian Arab Republic at the IAEA BoG, Agenda Item 5(d)

Statement under Agenda Item 5(d): Implementation of the NPT safeguards agreement in the Syrian Arab Republic.

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U.S. on Nuclear Safety at the IAEA BoG, Agenda Item 2(a) & (b)

Statement under Agenda Item 2(a) and (b): Strengthening the Agency’s Activities Related to Nuclear, Radiation, Transport and Waste Safety: Nuclear Safety Review 2018 and Draft Safety Requirements: Regulations for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material 2018 Edition.

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Statement from the President on NASA Day of Remembrance

The loss of the courageous crews from Apollo 1, Challenger, and Columbia was not in vain. As Americans, our unwavering commitment to continue their heroic journey is unparalleled in the history of human exploration. We will continue to move forward and reach for new heights. We will persevere. And by doing so, we will lead …

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U.S. National Statement at the opening of the reconvened sixty-first session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs

Thank you, Madam Chair.  Before I begin my comments on the CND, I would like to note that today is a National Day of Mourning throughout the United States and our embassies and missions around the world, in honor of my country’s 41st President, George H.W. Bush.  I thank those of you who have expressed …

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U.S. National Statement at the Intergovernmental Expert Group Meeting on International Challenges Posed by the Non-Medical Use of Synthetic Opioids

Thank you, Chair, for offering me the floor to speak on such an important topic.  Thank you to the UNODC Secretariat for supporting preparations for this expert meeting, which the Commission requested last year in Resolution 61/8 to learn more about the challenges posed by the non-medical use of synthetic opioids and to propose core …

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U.S. National Statement at the IAEA Nuclear Science and Technology Ministerial Conference

Nuclear Technical Cooperation: Benefits from the Nonproliferation Regime for the Developing World Distinguished Co-Chairs, Excellencies, and ladies and gentlemen, the United States is pleased to attend this conference, for as we all approach the 50th anniversary of the entry into force of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), it is very important to …

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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement in the Syrian Arab Republic

Thank you Madam Chair, The United States thanks Director General Amano for his update and for his continued commitment to ensuring that all outstanding questions regarding Syria’s ongoing safeguards noncompliance are fully addressed. We applaud the DG and Secretariat for their unwavering professionalism in implementing the Agency’s safeguards responsibilities in Syria, despite more than a …

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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Application of Safeguards in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

Thank you, Madam Chair. Since the historic June summit in Singapore between President Trump and Chairman Kim, the United States has been ready to engage the DPRK in the necessary negotiations to achieve the goals set forth in Singapore, including the final, fully verified denuclearization of DPRK. We have approached the DPRK in seriousness and …

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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Verification and Monitoring in Iran

Madam Chair, The United States welcomes the Director General’s November 12th report on verification and monitoring in Iran. We once again extend our appreciation to the Director General, the Deputy Director General for Safeguards, and their staff for their continued professionalism and dedication in carrying out their responsibilities in Iran. The Secretariat can continue to …

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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Report of the Technical Assistance and Cooperation Committee 2018

Madam Chair, I would like to extend my appreciation to the Friends of the Rapporteur for their work in preparing this year’s Report of the Technical Assistance and Cooperation Committee (TACC) for the Board’s approval. The United States appreciated the opportunity to serve as Rapporteur on behalf of the North America Group, and we would …

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U.S. Opening Statement to the Ninth session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime

Opening Statement as delivered by James A. Walsh, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, U.S. Department of State Vienna, October 16, 2018   Thank you, Madame President. We came together to commit ourselves to countering the threats that stem from transnational organized crime in 2003, when this Convention came into …

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Press Release: Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announces $1.1 million contribution to power IAEA labs 

Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announces $1.1 million contribution to power IAEA labs  U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announced today that the United States will contribute $1,163,090 to fund a new energy center at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) nuclear applications laboratories.  

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U.S. National Statement to the 62nd IAEA General Conference

Madam Director, thank you very much. I’d like to begin with a letter that I bring from the President of the United States. I send my greetings to the delegates of the 62nd International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) General Conference. The United States strongly supports peaceful nuclear cooperation.  This includes American investments in IAEA programs, …

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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Implementation of the NPT safeguards agreement in the Syrian Arab Republic

Chair, The United States thanks the Director General for his latest report on the implementation of safeguards in Syria, and for the Secretariat’s continued professionalism in addressing Syria’s longstanding safeguards noncompliance in the face of persistent obstruction by the Assad regime and its patrons.

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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Application of Safeguards in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

Since this Board last convened, the international community has had reason for cautious optimism concerning the final, fully verified denuclearization of the DPRK, as agreed to by Chairman Kim. The summit meetings between the United States and the DPRK, and the Republic of Korea and the DPRK, opened up new possibilities for a diplomatic resolution …

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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Implementation of State-level Safeguards Approaches for States under Integrated Safeguards

The United States welcomes the Director General’s clear and concise report on the Implementation of State-level Safeguards Approaches for States under Integrated Safeguards – Experience Gained and Lessons Learned (GOV/2018/20), as well as the Secretariat’s technical briefing for Member States last month on this same matter.  The Director General’s report fully responds to the request …

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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Verification and Monitoring in Iran

The United States welcomes the Director General’s August 30 report on verification and monitoring in Iran. We once again extend our appreciation to the Director General, the Deputy Director General for Safeguards, and their staff, for their continued professionalism and dedication in carrying out their responsibilities in Iran. The Director General’s thorough and professional reporting …

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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Strengthening the Agency’s Activities related to Nuclear Science, Technology, and Applications

The United States thanks the Secretariat for its useful report on the IAEA’s activities related to nuclear science, technology, and applications in 2017. We look forward to the November 2018 Nuclear Science and Technology Ministerial Conference, an event that will allow the Agency to highlight the successes mentioned in the DG’s report and to identify …

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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Nuclear Security

The IAEA’s Division of Nuclear Security continues to provide critical assistance to Member States and plays a central role in coordinating international efforts to strengthen nuclear security worldwide. The 2018 Nuclear Security Report clearly demonstrates how much work one division can accomplish in assisting Member States to access the many benefits of peaceful uses of …

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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Measures to Strengthen International Cooperation in Nuclear, Radiation, Transport & Waste Safety

The United States takes this opportunity to thank the Director General and the Secretariat for the Agency’s accomplishments in the field of nuclear safety.  We endorse the Secretariat’s recommendation that the Board of Governors consider and take note of this report.

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Statement from the U.S. Mission on World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

The United States Mission to International Organizations in Vienna joins the United Nations, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, and communities and organizations around the world in the commemoration of July 30 as World Day against Trafficking in Persons. Trafficking in persons is a serious crime and a grave violation of human rights, …

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Statement by Dr. Jim Green, U. S. Representative to the 61st Session of the  UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space on Agenda Item 6,  

 Statement by Dr. Jim Green, U. S. Representative to the 61st Session of the  UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space on Agenda Item 6,  “UNISPACE+50 National Statement”  June 20, 2018 Madame Chair and distinguished delegates, thank you for the opportunity to deliver our national statement on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary …

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U.S. Statement at IAEA Program and Budget Committee Meeting: Agenda Item 4

We appreciate the efforts of the Secretariat to be responsive to concerns of Member States in presenting a draft budget update. At this time we would like to make some comments based on our general support for cost savings and efficiencies in support of the goal of zero nominal growth in international organization budgets.

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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Syria

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting March 5-9, 2018   Agenda Item 5(c)   Implementation of the NPT safeguards agreement in the Syrian Arab Republic   U.S. Statement as delivered by U.S. Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Nicole Shampaine   Mr. Chair, The United States thanks the Director General for his update, and for his commitment to addressing …

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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: DPRK

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting March 5-9, 2018 Agenda Item 5 (b)   Application of Safeguards in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea                                                                              U.S. Statement as delivered by IAEA Counselor Keith Andertonn     Thank you, Madam Chair. As we recall the strong resolution on the DPRK adopted at the last General Conference, the …

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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Iran

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting March 5-8, 2018   Agenda Item 4   Verification and Monitoring in Iran U.S. Statement as delivered by U.S. Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Nicole Shampaine   Mr. Chair, The United States welcomes the Director General’s February 22 report on verification and monitoring in Iran, and we once again extend our appreciation …

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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Nuclear Science, Technology, and Applications

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting March 5-9, 2018 Agenda Item 3 Strengthening the Agency’s Activities Related to Nuclear Science, Technology, and Applications Nuclear Technology Review 2018 U.S. Statement as delivered by U.S. Chargé d’affaires a.i. Nicole Shampaine   Good morning, Madam Chair, The United States remains committed to the peaceful uses and applications of nuclear …

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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Any Other Business

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting November 23-24, 2017 Agenda Item 6: Any Other Business U.S. Statement as delivered by U.S. Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Nicole Shampaine   Mr. Chairperson, For the sake of efficiency, please let me address a number of issues under AOB in one consolidated statement. I apologize in advance for its length. First, …

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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Syria

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting November 23-24, 2017 Agenda Item 4(c) Implementation of the NPT safeguards agreement in the Syrian Arab Republic U.S. Statement as delivered by U.S. Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Nicole Shampaine   Mr. Chairperson, The United States thanks the Director General for his update on Syria and for his steadfast commitment to addressing …

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U.S. Statement to the IAEA: North Korea

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting November 23-24, 2017 Agenda Item 4 (b)   Application of Safeguards in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea                                                                              U.S. Statement as delivered by U.S. Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Nicole Shampaine   Thank you, Mr. Chairperson. The United States welcomes the resolution on the DPRK adopted at this year’s General Conference. …

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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Iran

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting November 23-24, 2017   Agenda Item 3   Verification and Monitoring in Iran   U.S. Statement as delivered by U.S. Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Nicole Shampaine   Mr. Chairperson, The United States welcomes the Director General’s November 13 report that the IAEA continues to verify and monitor Iran’s implementation of all …

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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Technical Cooperation

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting November 23-24, 2017 Agenda Item 2 Technical Cooperation: Report of the Technical Assistance and Cooperation Committee U.S. Statement as delivered by U.S. Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Nicole Shampaine     Mr. Chairperson, The United States would like to express its sincere sympathy and condolences to those affected by the recent earthquake …

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U.S. Statement on IAEA Technical Cooperation

IAEA Technical Assistance and Cooperation Committee Meeting November 20-22, 2017 Agenda Item 2 Technical Cooperation: The Agency’s Proposed Program for 2018-2019 U.S. Statement as delivered by U.S. IAEA Counselor Keith Anderton   Mr. Chairman,   The United States commends the Department of Technical Cooperation, under Deputy Director General Yang’s leadership, for its work with Member …

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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Technical Assistance and Cooperation Committee

IAEA Technical Assistance and Cooperation Committee Meeting November 20-22, 2017 Agenda Item 3 Evaluation of Technical Cooperation Activities in 2017 U.S. Statement as delivered by U.S. IAEA Counselor Keith Anderton   Mr. Chairman,   As have others, the United States thanks the Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS), under the leadership of Director Carsten Meyer, …

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U.S. Statement on Corruption

7th Conference of States Parties to the UN Convention against Corruption November 6-10, 2017 Vienna, Austria   Opening Remarks by James A. Walsh, Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, U.S. Department of State   Edited as delivered, Tuesday, November 7, 2017   Madam President, distinguished delegates, and members of …

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U.S. Statement on Nuclear Power in the 21st Century

International Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Power in the 21st Century  Abu Dhabi, UAE 30 October–1 November 2017 October 31, 2017 Edward McGinnis  Acting Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy United States Department of Energy U.S. National Statement As Prepared   Introduction On behalf of the United States Government, and in particular Secretary of Energy Rick Perry, …

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Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis: Updates from Washington and Vienna

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 26, 2017   PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP IS TAKING ACTION ON DRUG ADDICTION AND THE OPIOID CRISIS   “The best way to prevent drug addiction and overdose is to prevent people from abusing drugs in the first place.  If they don’t start, they …

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U.S. National Statement to the IAEA General Conference

International Atomic Energy Agency 61st IAEA General Conference 18-22 September 2017   U.S. National Statement U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry   Thank you, Ambassador Maria Zeneida Angara Collinson. Congratulations on your election as President of this Conference. I also want to thank Director General Amano for his outstanding service.  Since 2009, the IAEA has …

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U.S. Statement to the IAEA General Conference on North Korea

International Atomic Energy Agency 61st IAEA General Conference 18-22 September 2017 US Remarks on the Adoption of the 2017 DPRK GC Resolution Nicole Shampaine, Chargé d’affaires U.S. Mission to International Organizations in Vienna Madame President, The United States welcomes the unanimous adoption of this year’s general conference resolution on the implementation of safeguards in the …

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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Any Other Business

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting September 11-15, 2017 Agenda Item 9:  Any Other Business U.S. Statement as delivered by Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Nicole Shampaine     Mr. Chairman, For the sake of efficiency, I would like to address a number of issues under AOB in one consolidated statement.  I apologize in advance for its length. …

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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors on the 2018-2021 Nuclear Security Plan

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting September 11-15, 2017   Agenda Item 4 (b) Nuclear Security Plan U.S. Statement as delivered by Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Nicole Shampaine   Mr. Chairman, First, let me tell you how pleased we were to hear from a number of Member States on Monday and Tuesday about how much they value …

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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors on Women in the Secretariat

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting September 11-15, 2017   Agenda Item 8(b) (ii)   Women in the Secretariat   U.S. Statement as delivered by Chargé d’Affairs a.i. Nicole Shampaine   Mr Chairman, We remain concerned about the underrepresentation of women in the Agency’s professional and higher categories. At the same time, we acknowledge and appreciate …

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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors on the Application of IAEA Safeguards in the Middle East

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting September 11-15, 2017   Agenda Item 8(a)   Application of IAEA Safeguards in the Middle East   U.S. Statement as delivered by Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Nicole Shampaine   Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The United States thanks the Director General for his clear and factual report on the “Application of IAEA …

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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors on Syria

  IAEA Board of Governors Meeting September 11-15, 2017   Agenda Item 7(b)   Implementation of the NPT safeguards agreement in the Syrian Arab Republic   U.S. Statement as delivered by U.S. Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Nicole Shampaine   Mr. Chairman, The United States thanks the Director General for his report on the implementation of safeguards …

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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors on North Korea

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting September 11-15, 2017 Agenda Item 7(b) Application of Safeguards in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea                                                                                         U.S. Statement as delivered by U.S. Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Nicole Shampaine     Thank you, Mr. Chairman.   The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms the DPRK’s unlawful nuclear and ballistic …

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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors on Iran

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting September 11-15, 2017   Agenda Item 6   Verification and Monitoring in Iran U.S. Statement as Delivered by Chargé d’Affaires Nicole Shampaine     Mr. Chairman, The United States once again extends its appreciation to the Director General, the Deputy Director General for Safeguards, and their staff for their excellent …

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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors on Nuclear Science, Technology, and Applications

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting September 11-15, 2017   Agenda Item 5   Strengthening the Agency’s Activities Related to Nuclear Science, Technology, and Applications U.S. Statement as delivered by Counselor for IAEA Affairs Keith Anderton   Mr. Chairman, The Director General’s report on “Strengthening the Agency’s Activities Related to Nuclear Science, Technology, and Applications” describes …

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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors on Nuclear Security

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting September 11-15, 2017   Agenda Item 4 (a) Nuclear Security U.S.  Statement as delivered by U.S. Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Nicole Shampaine     Mr. Chairman, The United States remains committed to working with the IAEA and its Member States to ensure that nuclear materials and facilities remain secure.  Together our …

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U.S. Statement on the IAEA Code of Conduct on the Safety and Security of Radioactive Sources

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting September 11-15, 2017   Agenda Item 3c   Code of Conduct on the Safety and Security of Radioactive Sources: Guidance on the Management of Disused Radioactive Sources   U.S. Statement as delivered by U.S. Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Nicole Shampaine     Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The United States is happy …

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Readout of a Meeting between Ambassador Haley and Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency Yukiya Amano

UNITED STATES MISSION TO THE UNITED NATIONS Office of Press and Public Diplomacy FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 23, 2017 Ambassador Nikki Haley, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, met with Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) today in Vienna, Austria. Ambassador Haley is in Vienna to meet with IAEA …

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U.S. Statement to the IAEA: Any Other Business

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting June 12-16, 2017   Agenda Item 11:  Any Other Business   U.S. Statement As Delivered by Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Andrew J. Schofer   Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman. Mr. Chairman, first, the United States welcomes the progress achieved over the past year to strengthen the global nuclear security framework.  …

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IAEA Board of Governors: Safeguards Implementation Report for 2016

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting June 12-16, 2017   Agenda Item 7(b)   Safeguards Implementation Report for 2016   U.S. Statement as Delivered by Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Ike Reed     Thank you Mr. Chairman, The United States welcomes the Secretariat’s Safeguards Implementation Report for 2016 (SIR). We wish once again to thank …

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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: DPRK

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting June 12-16, 2017 Agenda Item 7(c)   Application of Safeguards in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea                                                                              U.S. Statement – As Delivered by Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Ike Reed   Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The United States condemns in the strongest terms the ongoing nuclear and ballistic missile …

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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Iran

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting June 12-16, 2017 Agenda Item 6  Verification and Monitoring in Iran U.S. Statement Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Andrew J. Schofer   As Prepared   Mr. Chairman, The United States once again extends its appreciation to the Director General, the Deputy Director General for Safeguards, and their staff for their excellent work, …

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IAEA Board of Governors Meeting June 3-7, 2013   Safeguards Implementation Report for 2012   U.S. Statement   Mr. Chairman, The United States welcomes the Secretariat’s findings and conclusions in this year’s Safeguards Implementation Report .  As usual, this year’s SIR reports on a number of important issues.  We are making separate statements on some …

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Statement to the Board: Safety

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting June 3-7, 2013   Strengthening of the Agency’s Activities related to Nuclear, Radiation, Transport, and Waste Safety   U.S. Statement Mr. Chairman, The United States would like to take this opportunity to thank the Director General and the Secretariat for their efforts to develop the document, “Progress in the Implementation …

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North Korea

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting June 3-7, 2013      Application of Safeguards in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea   U.S. Statement   Mr. Chairman,   The United States thanks the Director General for his remarks and commends the IAEA and the Board for its consistent focus on the DPRK’s illicit nuclear program.  We …

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IAEA Annual Report

The Annual Report for 2012 U.S. Statement   Mr. Chairman, The United States welcomes the IAEA’s draft Annual Report for 2012 contained in document GOV/2013/18 and its annex.  The Report provides detailed and balanced summary of important work that the Agency performed during the past year.  We wish to highlight a few points. Mr. Chairman, …

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IAEA Technical Cooperation

Technical Cooperation Report for 2012 U.S. Statement Mr. Chairman, My delegation thanks the Secretariat for its preparation of the 2012 Technical Cooperation (TC) Annual Report.  This thorough description of the Technical Cooperation Program is helpful as the Board looks at the important work of the TC Department and considers ways in which its work can …

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Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

Vienna, Austria April 22, 2013 Delivered by: Brian A. Nichols Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs U.S. Department of State Mr. Chairman, thank you for the floor. The United States looks forward to working under your able leadership to achieve substantive progress at this UN Crime Commission.  [I also …

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CTBTO Working Group A and Working Group B

Statement by U.S. Delegation at the Joint Plenary Session of Working Group A and Working Group B April 2, 2013 AS DELIVERED Mr. Chairman, My delegation is pleased to take the floor under your joint leadership of the twentieth joint meeting of Working Groups A and B.  We assure you of our continued cooperation and …

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Preparatory Commission for the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization

Statement by the United States of America to the Fortieth Session of CTBTO Working Group B Ambassador Joseph E. Macmanus Permanent Representative to the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization Vienna, Austria Monday, March 18, 2013 Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The United States would like to express our best wishes to Working Group …

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Commission on Narcotic Drugs

Fifty-sixth Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs March 11 – 15, 2013 U.S. National Statement Assistant Secretary William R. Brownfield U.S. Department of State March 11, 2013 Vienna, Austria Thank you Madam Vice Chair.  May I join my distinguished colleagues in congratulating you on your election?  My delegation looks forward to a valuable and …

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Iran

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting March 4-8, 2013  Agenda Item 5(d)   Iran  U.S. Statement Ambassador Joseph Macmanus Permanent U.S. Representative to the IAEA   Mr. Chairman,   The United States would like to extend its gratitude to the Director General and his staff for his February 21 report on the implementation of the NPT Safeguards …

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Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors on Syria

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting March 4-8, 2013 Agenda Item 5(e)   Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement in the Syrian Arab Republic U.S. Statement Ambassador Joseph Macmanus Permanent U.S. Representative to the IAEA Mr. Chairman, We thank the Director General for his remarks underscoring the serious and unresolved issue of Syria’s safeguards noncompliance.  The …

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Reappointment of the Director General

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting March 4-8, 2013 Agenda Item 6 Appointment of the Director General U.S. Statement Ambassador Joseph Macmanus Permanent U.S. Representative to the IAEA  Mr. Chairman, The United States warmly congratulates Director General Amano and thanks him for his willingness to serve a second term. Director General Amano has served this Agency …

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Israeli Nuclear Capabilities and Middle East WMD Free Zone

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting March 4-8, 2013 Agenda Item 8 Any Other Business – Israeli Nuclear Capabilities and the Helsinki Conference on Establishing a Middle East WMD-Free Zone U.S. Statement Ambassador Joseph Macmanus Permanent U.S. Representative to the IAEA Mr. Chairman, The United States regrets that the issue of Israeli nuclear capabilities has once …

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Nuclear Technology Review

Agenda Item 4 – Strengthening the Agency’s Activities Related to Nuclear Science, Technology, and Applications: Nuclear Technology Review 2013 IAEA Board of Governors Meeting March 4-8, 2013 Mr. Chairman, I would like to begin by thanking the Secretariat for the work that has gone into preparing the Nuclear Technology Review 2013.  The United States places …

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Statement on DPRK

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting March 4-8, 2013 Agenda Item 5c Application of Safeguards in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea U.S. Statement Ambassador Joseph Macmanus Permanent U.S. Representative to the IAEA Mr. Chairman, The resounding condemnation that we hear in this Board room today, and from all corners of the world since February 12 …

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Statement to the IAEA Bord of Governors on Iran: China, France, Germany, The Russian Federation, UK, US

IAEA Board of Governors Statement on behalf of China, France, Germany, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom, and the United States Ambassador Susan le Jeune d’Allegeershecque, United Kingdom 5 March 2013 I have the honor to make this statement on behalf of China, France, Germany, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom, and the United States. …

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Nuclear Safety

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting March 4-8, 2013 Agenda Item 3 Strengthening the Agency’s Activities related to Nuclear, Radiation, Transport, and Waste Safety U.S. Statement Ambassador Joseph Macmanus United States Permanent Representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency Vienna, Austria March 4, 2013 Mr. Chairman, As this is my first time attending an IAEA Board …

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Statement by U.S. Ambassador Joseph E. Macmanus before the informal meeting of the Preparatory Commission of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

As prepared   Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for the opportunity to speak today and for your commendable role in this difficult situation.  I particularly wish to thank both you, in your capacity as Chair of the Preparatory Commission, and Executive Secretary Toth, for your swift and strong statements condemning the DPRK’s actions.  I am also …

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Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement in the Syrian Arab Republic

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting November 29-30, 2012 Agenda Item 4(c) Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement in the Syrian Arab Republic U.S. Statement Robert Wood Chargé d’affaires U.S. Mission to the IAEA Mr. Chairman, We thank the Director General for his remarks underscoring the serious and unresolved issue of Syria’s safeguards noncompliance.  We deeply …

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IAEA Board of Governors Meeting

[As Delivered: November 30, 2012] November 29-30, 2012 Agenda Item 5 Any Other Business – Middle East Issues U.S. Statement Mr. Chairman, The United States regrets that the issue of Israeli nuclear capabilities has once again been brought before the Board. Unlike other Member States whose nuclear activities are included on this Board’s agenda, Israel …

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Implementation of the IAEA Action Plan on Nuclear Safety

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting November 29-30, 2012 Agenda Item 3 Implementation of the IAEA Action Plan on Nuclear Safety U.S. Statement Robert Wood Chargé d’Affaires U.S. Mission to the IAEA  Mr. Chairman, The United States takes note of this progress report by the Director General and would like to express sincere appreciation for the …

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Iran

U.S. Statement – Robert Wood – Chargé d’Affaires U.S. Mission to the IAEA Mr. Chairman, The United States would like to extend its appreciation and gratitude to the Director General and his staff for the latest report on the implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement and relevant provisions of the Security Council resolutions on Iran. …

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Application of Safeguards in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting November 29-30, 2012 Agenda Item 4a Application of Safeguards in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea U.S. Statement Robert Wood Chargé d’Affaires U.S. Mission to the IAEA  Mr. Chairman, Let me begin by reiterating the United States’ firm support for the sustained focus on the DPRK’s nuclear file by the IAEA …

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Evaluation of Technical Cooperation Activities in 2012

IAEA Technical Assistance and Cooperation Committee Meeting November 26-28, 2012 Agenda Item 3 Evaluation of Technical Cooperation Activities in 2012 U.S. Statement Robert Wood Chargé d’Affaires U.S. Mission to the IAEA Mr. Chairman, The United States would like to thank the Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) under Director Meyer’s leadership for its important work in …

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Lassina Zerbo New CTBTO Executive Secretary

Statement on the Election of Dr. Lassina Zerbo as Next Executive Secretary of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban-Treaty Organization John Godfrey Counselor for Arms Control U.S. Mission to International Organizations in Vienna Vienna, Austria October 24, 2012  We wish to congratulate Dr. Lassina Zerbo on his election as the next Executive Secretary of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban-Treaty Organization. …

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Election of New CTBTO Executive Secretary

Arms Control and International Security: Congratulations to Dr. Lassina Zerbo 10/23/2012 04:21 PM EDT Congratulations to Dr. Lassina Zerbo Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC October 23, 2012 The United States would like to congratulate Dr. Lassina Zerbo on his selection as Executive Secretary of the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty …

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