International Atomic Energy Agency approved Rafael Grossi as the new Director General.
The supreme leader of Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, condemns the incriminating International Atomic Energy Agency report about the Iranian nuclear program, and warns of harsh retaliation in response to a military attack against it.
North Korea silences its guns to prevent confrontation with South Korea as the South's "reckless" and ""childish play with fire" military drills continue. North Korea also invites International Atomic Energy Agency inspectors into the country.
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak says he does not mind the nomination of the former Director-General of International Atomic Energy Agency Mohamed ElBaradei in the next presidential election as long as it is under the framework of existing constitution.