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IAEA Annual General Conference kicks off with participation of Iran

London, IRNA – The 65th Annual Regular Session of the International Atomic Energy Agency ( IAEA) General Conference kicked off in Vienna in presence of Iran on Monday.

The 65th Annual Regular Session of the IAEA General Conference is from 20 to 24 September 2021 at the Vienna International Centre (VIC) in Vienna, Austria, where high-ranking officials and representatives from IAEA member states will consider a range of issues, as announced by the IAEA website. 

Heading a high ranking delegation, Mohammad Eslami traveled to Vienna on Sunday to attend the meeting, according to the website of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran.

As announced by the IAEA website, the meeting is expected to draw high level representatives from the IAEA’s 173 Member States.

Accordingly, the IAEA’s efforts in helping the world tackle the COVID-19 pandemic will feature on this year’s agenda, “We continue to receive request for assistance. We are now not only delivering emergency aid, but also sourcing the necessary science and technology assistance to 129 countries to fight these frequently occurring viral outbreaks with nuclear techniques,” IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi told the Agency’s Board of Governors on 13 September.

"Throughout the General Conference, around 80 side events will be held, some in person and others virtually with a number of virtual events also open to the general public – all highlighting the innovative work underway at the IAEA and in Member States using nuclear techniques."

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