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Baghdad Today - Baghdad
Today, Tuesday (September 26, 2023), the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Rafael Mariano Grossi, expressed his desire to visit Iraq.
Grossi revealed this desire during his meeting with the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Naeem Al-Aboudi, on the sidelines of the General Conference at its sixty-seventh session of the International Atomic Energy Agency in the Austrian capital, Vienna, held for the period from September 25 to 29.
The Ministry of Education said in a statement received by "Baghdad Today" that Grossi expressed during the meeting "his desire to visit Iraq and the International Agency to support it in the field of peaceful use of energy."
The two sides discussed "the International Agency's support for Iraq in the peaceful use of atomic energy in many scientific fields that serve the environment and goals of sustainable development."
The Minister of Education stressed "the importance of cooperation with the International Agency in the field of fragmentation and production of radioactive isotopes, enabling Iraq to combat cancer, supporting the agricultural sector, combating insects, desalinating well water for agricultural purposes, using clean energy in producing electricity, confronting climate change, and strengthening knowledge programs in nuclear specializations in universities and academic institutions." "