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Rafael Grossi - Director General, International Atomic Energy Agency

Stephen Sackur speaks to the new International Atomic Energy Agency chief, Rafael Grossi. Is the IAEA another example of a global agency undermined by geopolitical division?

What is the point of the world’s nuclear watchdog the International Atomic Energy Agency? Its task is to ensure that countries intent on developing nuclear power don’t use their programmes as cover for development of weapons of mass destruction. But is the task impossible? HARDtalk’s Stephen Sackur speaks to the new IAEA chief, Rafael Grossi. From the continued bitter arguments over Iran, to North Korea, and Saudi Arabia, is the IAEA another example of a global agency undermined by geopolitical division?

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24 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Stephen Sackur
Interviewed Guest Rafael Grossi