Presentation of Letter of Credence to the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna (IAEA)
Ambassador Gréta Gunnarsdóttir, presented her letters of credence to Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), as Permanent Representative to the Agency on 18 August. IAEA's main role is to ensure the peaceful and safe use of nuclear energy. As such it forms an important link in a chain of treaties and organizations aimed at preventing the spread of nuclear weapons. In this regard the IAEA plays an essential role in monitoring and verifying the implementation of Iran´s nuclear related commitments. The Agency also carries out important research and development on peaceful application of nuclear energy and nuclear technology which i.a. contributes to ensuring food security and enhances progress in the field of health. Furthermore the IAEA has a technical assistance program.