Costa Rica wins a seat on atomic energy body

Costa Rica has been given a seat on the International Atomic Energy Organization from 2012 to 2014. Costa Rica was one of 10 nations selected to serve on the 35-nation panel.

The agency met in Vienna, Austria. The announcement of the election came from the Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores y Culto.

The atomic energy organization is involved in an effort to verify the nuclear programs of North Korea, Syria and Iran.

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