Turkmenistan joins IAEA
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Sept.17
By Huseyn Hasanov- Trend:
The member states of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have unanimously approved Turkmenistan's accession to the organization, the message from Turkmenistan's government said Sept.17.
The decision was made during the 59th meeting of IAEA General Conference.
The representatives of IAEA member states praised Turkmenistan's commitment to the principles of non-proliferation of nuclear weapons around the world, in particular in Central Asia and emphasized the country's significant contribution to ensuring peace and security, said the message.
Moreover, during the meeting it was noted that Turkmenistan is ready to fulfill all its obligations as an IAEA member.
The International Atomic Energy Agency, headquartered in Vienna, was created in 1957 as an independent intergovernmental organization in the UN system. The goal of the IAEA is to develop cooperation in the sphere of peaceful use of nuclear energy.
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