Turkey declared as member of IAEA board of governor
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) officially declared Turkey's membership to the board of governors, reproted Worldbulletin.
In the 52nd session of the IAEA General Conference in the Austrian capital of Vienna, the agency chose Turkey as a new member of its board of governor.
Spain, Malaysia, New Zealand, Egypt, Burkina Faso, Argentina, Cuba, Uruguay, Romania and Afghanistan were elected as the other ten new members of the board.
"Our membership is an important opportunity to become effective in the decisions the board will make," Turkey's ambassador Ahmet Ertay told reporters.
Turkey will be a member of the IAEA Board of Governors for two years. The new board will have a regular meeting in Vienna on October 6th.
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is an international organization that seeks to promote the peaceful use of nuclear energy and to inhibit its use for military purposes.