Qatar meets with International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna
Qatar sent a delegation to the meeting headed by Sheikh Ali bin Jassim Al-Thani, Qatar's ambassador to international organizations in Vienna and its permanent representative to the IAEA.
The Qatari delegation also included Yousef Sultan Laram, director of international organization at the Foreign Ministry, and Lt. Maj. Hassan Saleh Hassan Al Nisf, deputy head of the National Committee for the Prohibition of Weapons.
During the meeting, the Board of Governors discussed issues related to nuclear safety, nuclear technology, Iran’s implementations of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action and safeguard implementations for North Korea and Syria.
Also of note at the meeting was the re-appointment of Gen. Yukiya Amano for an additional four years in office as the director of the IAEA. His new term will run from Dec. 1 to Nov. 30, 2021.
Al-Thani delivered Qatar’s congratulations on Amano’s re-appointment and belief that Amano is wisely stewarding the agency.