Rafael Grossi, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), attends the IAEA General Conference, an annual meeting of all the IAEA member states, at the agency's headquarters in Vienna, Austria on Sept 20, 2021. (JOE KLAMAR / AFP)
VIENNA – The International Atomic Energy Agency supports relevant resolutions of the United Nations General Assembly and adheres to the one-China principle, the agency's director-general Rafael Grossi reiterated on Thursday.
IAEA chief Rafael Grossi made the remarks during a phone call with China's Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Vienna Wang Qun
Grossi made the remarks during a phone call with China's Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Vienna Wang Qun.
Grossi said the IAEA, as part of the UN system, maintains its stance on the Taiwan question and sticks to the one-China principle.
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The UN General Assembly adopted Resolution 2758 in 1971, which decides to restore the lawful rights of the People's Republic of China in the UN and to recognize the representatives of the PRC government as the only legitimate representatives of China to the UN.