Yukiya Amano, Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) met with Ambassador J. Enkhsaikhan, Permanent Representative of Mongolia to the Agency. During the meeting they discussed some issues that are to be considered at the Board of Governors meeting of the IAEA to the held at the beginning of June, including the Fukushima nuclear accident, its consequences and the way to strengthen nuclear security in general. They have also exchanged views on the possible content of the final document to be adopted at the Ministerial Conference on nuclear security to be held on 20-24 June in Vienna.
Taking the opportunity, the Permanent Representative expressed gratitude to the Agency for organizing the consultants’ meeting to diagnose, prevent and combat foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in Mongolia. He pointed out that the meeting had agreed to implement a joint project to establish a vaccine reserve bank and work on a technology to irradiate vaccines, that would help combating and preventing FMD not only in Mongolia but in the region as well.