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IAEA GD congratulates UAE on achieving the first criticism of Block 1 of the Barakah nuclear power plant

EMIRATI TODAY - Emirati News, the UAE Daily News

Vienna, August 1, 2020 — Rafael Mariano Grossi, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), congratulated the UAE on the first criticism of Block 1 of the Barakah nuclear power plant. “This is an important milestone for commercial operations and clean energy generation,” he tweeted today. “The IAEA supports the UAE and other countries that are opting for the introduction of nuclear energy, which plays a key role in achieving clean and affordable energy and in combating it,” he added.