IAEA chief affirms support for UAE’s nuclear power ambitions

IAEA chief affirms support for UAE's nuclear power ambitions

Vienna (UNA-OIC) – Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Rafael Mariano Grossi congratulated the United Arab Emirates on achieving the first criticality of Unit 1 of Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant.

In a statement on this occasion, carried by Emirates News Agency, WAM, Grossi affirmed IAEA’s support for UAE’s nuclear power ambitions.

“The IAEA supports the UAE and other countries that opt for introducing nuclear power, which plays a key role in achieving clean and affordable energy and in tackling climate change,” he said.

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