VIENNA (AP) — The incoming head of the U.N.’s atomic watchdog agency said Monday he will take a “firm and fair” approach toward inspections of Iran’s nuclear facilities, and plans to visit Tehran...
BERLIN (AP) — Argentine diplomat Rafael Mariano Grossi was chosen Tuesday to head the United Nations' nuclear watchdog, succeeding the late Yukiya Amano.
BERLIN (AP) — Four candidates from three continents hope to succeed the late Yukiya Amano as the director general of the United Nations' nuclear watchdog.
BERLIN (AP) — The United Nations' nuclear watchdog aims to name a new leader in October following the death last month of Yukiya Amano, its director general for the past decade.
VIENNA (AP) — The United Nations' nuclear watchdog has appointed senior official Cornel Feruta as its acting director-general pending the naming of a permanent successor to the late Yukiya...
VIENNA (AP) — The Latest on reaction to the death of Yukiya Amano, the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (all times local):
VIENNA (AP) — Yukiya Amano, the Japanese diplomat who led the International Atomic Energy Agency for a decade and was extensively involved in negotiations over Iran's nuclear program and the...
VIENNA (AP) — The United Nations' nuclear watchdog says it can't confirm rumors that its director general is stepping down for health reasons.
BERLIN (AP) — The head of the U.N. atomic watchdog urged world powers Monday to continue dialogue with Iran to keep it in the landmark 2015 deal aimed at preventing the country from building...
BERLIN (AP) — The head of the U.N. nuclear watchdog says Iran is complying with the 2015 deal with major world powers aimed at preventing the country from building nuclear weapons.
VIENNA (AP) — The head of the U.N.'s atomic watchdog on Thursday called on North Korea to allow inspectors back into the country to monitor its nuclear program.
Speaking at a board meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Director General Yukiya Amano noted that Pyongyang had in September talked about denuclearization measures including the "permanent dismantlement of the nuclear facilities in Yongbyon" — a reactor where it produces plutonium.
VIENNA (AP) — The head of the United Nations' nuclear watchdog says the agency could resume work in North Korea "within weeks" to verify any possible agreement between Washington and Pyongyang.
Plans are advancing for a June 12 nuclear weapons summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Yukiya Amano said Monday that the agency would be ready "promptly" to undertake any activities requested of it.
BERLIN (AP) — The head of the U.N. nuclear agency says a deal between Iran and six other nations aimed at ensuring Tehran doesn't develop atomic weapons mustn't fail.
President Donald Trump has repeatedly threatened to withdraw the United States from the landmark 2015 agreement, and last year refused to confirm to Congress that it is in America's national security interest.
VIENNA, Austria (AP) — The head of the U.N. agency monitoring Iran's nuclear deal with the U.S. and five other nations says Tehran is living up to its end of the agreement — comments that indirectly oppose President Donald Trump's view.
The U.S. president refused last month to certify Iran's compliance, saying the benefits Tehran is getting from the deal are not proportional to its concessions.
VIENNA (AP) — The United Nations agency monitoring Iran's compliance with a landmark nuclear treaty issued a report Monday certifying that the country is keeping its end of the deal that U.S. President Donald Trump claims Tehran has violated repeatedly.
The International Atomic Energy Agency report stopped short of declaring that Iran is honoring its obligations, in keeping with its official role as an impartial monitor of the restrictions the treaty placed on Tehran's nuclear programs.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's nuclear deal with world powers may hang in the balance, but you wouldn't know it at the United Nations conference on atomic energy held Monday in the United Arab Emirates.
Iran decided to skip the Abu Dhabi conference, leaving its seats empty as Yukiya Amano, the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, avoided speaking about the nuclear deal at all in his address at the venue.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's president on Sunday urged the United Nations nuclear chief to confirm his country still adheres to the nuclear deal with world powers after U.S. President Donald Trump refused to re-certify the accord.
PARIS (AP) — France has reaffirmed its support for the Iran nuclear deal following the decision by U.S. President Donald Trump to no longer back it in its current form.
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves le Drian said Thursday after a meeting in Paris with head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Yukiya Amano, that the deal "remains valid despite the decision of the president of the United States not to certify its implementation."
VIENNA (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump warned Monday that Washington will walk away from a nuclear deal it agreed to with Iran and five other nations if it deems that the International Atomic Energy Agency is not tough enough in monitoring it.
Iran, however, said the greatest threat to the nuclear agreement is U.S. hostility.
The warning from Trump came in a message to the U.N. agency's annual meeting, being held in Vienna, that was read by U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry.
VIENNA (AP) — The head of the U.N. agency monitoring Iran's compliance with nuclear deal said Monday that Tehran is implementing the agreement — but says the ultimate judgment on compliance with the deal rests with the six world powers that signed the pact with the Islamic Republic.
VIENNA (AP) — The top U.N. official monitoring Iran's nuclear program on Thursday rejected Tehran's claim that its military sites were off-limits to inspection, saying his agency needs access to all "relevant locations" if suspicions arise of possible hidden atomic activities.
BERLIN (AP) — The United States is determined to ensure the International Atomic Energy Agency has the resources it needs for "robust verification of nuclear-related activities in Iran," the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations said Wednesday.
Ambassador Nikki Haley said in a statement after meeting in Vienna, Austria with the U.N. nuclear agency's director that she also discussed American concerns about "ensuring Iran strictly adheres to its obligations."
WASHINGTON (AP) — The inspections regime put in place to closely monitor Iran's nuclear activity is in jeopardy unless the U.S. and other nations contribute more money, the head of the U.N.'s International Atomic Energy Agency said Wednesday.
VIENNA (AP) — The head of the U.N. agency monitoring the Iran nuclear deal says he emphasized the benefits of the pact in a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and says he is confident his message was heard.
The issue is important because U.S. President Donald Trump promised to "tear up" the pact during campaigning, saying it fell short of the aim of sufficiently crimping Tehran's nuclear programs.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The head of the United Nations' atomic agency said Tuesday the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump has yet to be in touch with him or others about their criticism of the Iran nuclear deal.
Yukiya Amano, the director-general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, told The Associated Press that his organization was "in constant touch" with the U.S., but had yet to hear from the new administration on their concerns.
VIENNA (AP) — The chief of the U.N. atomic agency says Iran has complied with a key commitment of its nuclear deal with six world powers by removing sensitive equipment from a strategic underground site.
Yukiya Amano of the International Atomic Energy Agency said Monday that Tehran has met a deadline and taken "excess centrifuges and infrastructure" from what used to be the Fordo uranium enrichment facility.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The head of the U.N. nuclear watchdog is visiting Iran for the second time since a landmark nuclear agreement with world powers went into effect at the start of this year.
Yukiya Amano, the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, said Sunday it is very important for Iran to fully implement the agreement.
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Iran would abide by the deal if other nations do as well, and said IAEA reports should be "technical and impartial."
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's top nuclear official says the head of the U.N. nuclear watchdog will visit Iran later this month.
Ali Akbar Salehi told state TV on Tuesday that Yukiya Amano of the Vienna-based International Atomic Energy Agency has expressed interest in visiting Iran before the end of current year and that "we welcomed it."
VIENNA (AP) — The head of the U.N. atomic energy agency is urging Iran to keep its commitments under a nuclear deal meant to slow its ability to make nuclear arms, after it recently breached one its obligations.
Yukiya Amano of the International Atomic Energy Agency referred to last week's IAEA finding that Iran overstepped limits on the amount of heavy water it is allowed to possess for the second time since the agreement's implementation in January.
VIENNA (AP) — The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency says North Korea's fifth nuclear test is a "clear violation" of United Nations Security Council resolutions.
Yukiya Amano, opening the IAEA board of governors meeting in Vienna on Monday, called for North Korea to allow the return of inspectors, who were last there in April 2009.
He says "we keep on training them, updating the verification plan, and we can send them back in short notice."