Before IAEA, Israel To Stress Safety of Its Nuclear Reactors

By Yossi Melman (Haaretz)

Published June 20, 2011.

The Israeli Atomic Energy Commission will announce today that it is stepping up its supervision of two nuclear reactors in Israel and the handling of nuclear waste. The new measures will be mentioned in the speech which Dr. Shaul Horev, head of the commission, will make before a special session of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA ).

Horev is heading an Israeli delegation to the IAEA, and is accompanied by his deputy, Yishai Levanon, who heads the licensing and safety department at their organization.

In his speech Horev will note that Israel accepts and has been implementing the safety regulation standards of the IAEA, and that it has been active in all international forums which deal with the issue of nuclear safety.

Read more at haaretz.com



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