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Sunday, January 21, 2018, 

Macedonia becomes member of IAEA Board of Governors

Skopje, 26 September 2014 (MIA) - The Republic of Macedonia has been elected for a member of the International Atomic Energy Agency Board of Governors, while Ambassador Kire Ilioski for a new governor in the new Board of Governors with a two-year mandate, namely for the period 2014-2016, Macedonia's Embassy to OSCE said in a press release.

The Board is responsible for making most of the policy of the IAEA. The membership status in this body Macedonia will play an active role in policy creating and become more visible within the IAEA, the press release reads. It offers a myriad of technical/expert benefits and more room for realization of the national priorities of member countries.

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is an international organization that seeks to promote the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and to inhibit its use for any military purpose, including nuclear weapons. The IAEA was established as an autonomous organization on 29 July 1957. Though established independently of the United Nations through its own international treaty, the IAEA Statute, it reports to both the United Nations General Assembly and Security Council. lk/17:46

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