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Chronology of Key Events

January - October 2014

OCTOBER 2014

9, Thursday. IAEA and Iran Hold Technical Meetings in Tehran. On 7 and 8 October 2014, the IAEA and the Islamic Republic of Iran held technical meetings within the Framework for Cooperation that was agreed between the parties in November 2013. Press Release

2, Thursday. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran (issued as INFCIRC/868), with an explanatory note by the Permanent Mission on the report of the Director General on Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement and Relevant Provisions of Security Council Resolutions in the Islamic Republic of Iran contained in document GOV/2014/43 (5 September 2014). INFCIRC/868

SEPTEMBER 2014

15, Monday. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. The third meeting of the IAEA Board of Governors for the year has commenced at the Agency's Headquarters in Vienna, Austria. The 35-nation Board will discuss various issues, including the Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement and Relevant Provisions of Security Council Resolutions in the Islamic Republic of Iran. Director General Yukiya Amano opened the meeting with a statement. Full Story | DG Statement | Video: DG Statement | IAEA Board Report, 5 September 2014 | Photo Gallery: Board of Governors | Photo Gallery: Press Briefing | Media Advisory, 3 September 2014

11, Thursday. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran (issued as INFCIRC/867). INFCIRC/867

5, Friday. Iran Safeguards Reports Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors, the 35-member policymaking body. The Board next convenes in Vienna on 15 September 2014. IAEA Board Report

AUGUST 2014

17, Sunday. IAEA Director General Comments on Visit to Iran. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano visited the Islamic Republic of Iran on 17 August 2014, and held meetings with the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Dr. Hassan Rouhani; Vice-President and Chairman of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, Dr. Ali Akbar Salehi; and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dr. Mohammad Javad Zarif. Press Release

15, Friday. IAEA Director General to Visit Iran. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano will visit Iran for meetings on 17 August 2014 with Iranian leaders and senior officials. Press Release

JUNE 2014

13, Friday. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran (issued as INFCIRC/866), with an explanatory note by the Permanent Mission on the report of the Director General on Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement and Relevant Provisions of Security Council Resolutions in the Islamic Republic of Iran contained in document GOV/2014/28 (23 May 2014). INFCIRC/866

2, Monday. IAEA June Board of Governors Meeting Commences. The IAEA Board of Governors opened its second meeting of the year at the Agency's headquarters in Vienna, Austria. The 35-nation Board will discuss various issues, including the Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement and Relevant Provisions of Security Council Resolutions in the Islamic Republic of Iran. Director General Yukiya Amano opened the meeting with a statement. Full Story | DG Statement | Video: DG Statement | Audio: DG Statement | IAEA Board Report, 23 May 2014 | Photo Gallery: Board of Governors | Photo Gallery: Press Briefing | Media Advisory, 26 May 2014

MAY 2014

23, Friday. Iran Safeguards Reports Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors, the 35-member policymaking body. The Board next convenes in Vienna on 2 June 2014. IAEA Board Report

21, Wednesday. Joint Statement by Iran and IAEA. On 20 May 2014 the IAEA and the Islamic Republic of Iran (Iran) held another technical meeting within the Framework for Cooperation agreed between the parties last November. Press Release

12, Monday. IAEA Statement Following Meeting With Iran. The Agency and Iran held another technical meeting where progress was reviewed on the implementation of the practical measures that were agreed three months ago under the Framework for Cooperation. Press Release

MARCH 2014

11, Tuesday. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran (issued as INFCIRC/861), enclosing an explanatory note by the Permanent Mission on the report of the Director General on Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement and Relevant Provisions of Security Council Resolutions in the Islamic Republic of Iran contained in GOV/2014/10 (20 February 2014). INFCIRC/861

3, Monday. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. The IAEA Board of Governors meeting commenced at the Agency's Headquarters in Vienna, Austria. The 35-nation Board will discuss various issues, including the Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement and Relevant Provisions of Security Council Resolutions in the Islamic Republic of Iran. Director General Yukiya Amano opened the meeting with a statement. Full Story | DG Statement | Video: DG Statement | Audio: DG Statement | IAEA Board Report, 20 February 2014 | Photo Gallery: Press Briefing | Media Advisory, 25 February 2014

FEBRUARY 2014

20, Thursday. Iran Safeguards Reports Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors, the 35-member policymaking body. The Board next convenes in Vienna on 3 March 2014. IAEA Board Report

18, Tuesday. IAEA Director General and Iranian Foreign Minister. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano met Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif at the Agency's headquarters in Vienna. Their meeting was held on the margins of nuclear related talks between the E3/EU+3 and Iran. Video | Photo Gallery

10, Monday. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran (issued as INFCIRC/860), concerning the text of the Joint Plan of Action agreed by the Islamic Republic of Iran and China, France, Germany, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom and the United States of America on 24 November 2013. INFCIRC/860

9, Sunday. IAEA and Iran Conclude Talks in Connection with Implementation of Framework for Cooperation. On 8 and 9 February 2014, the Agency and the Islamic Republic of Iran (Iran) held constructive technical meetings within the Framework for Cooperation that was agreed between the parties last November. Full Story

7, Friday. IAEA Chief Attends Munich Security Conference. At a special panel discussion held on the last day of the Munich Security Conference on 31 January 2014, IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano touched on the current status of the IAEA/Iran cooperation within the framework of the Geneva nuclear agreement. Full Story

JANUARY 2014

24, Friday. IAEA Board of Governors Special Session on Monitoring Iran's Nuclear Programme. The IAEA Board of Governors met for a special session to consider a report on monitoring and verification in the Islamic Republic of Iran in relation to the Joint Plan of Action. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano briefed the media at the close of the Board meeting. Full Story | DG Board Statement | Video: DG Board Statement | Media Advisory, 21 January 2014

20, Monday. IAEA Head Reports Status of Iran's Nuclear Programme, Remarks by IAEA Deputy Director General Tero Varjoranta. The following is a statement by IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano. Tero Varjoranta, IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Safeguards, also addressed the media. DG Statement | Statement: Tero Varjoranta | IAEA Board Report, 20 January 2014

17, Friday. Report on Iran in Relation to Joint Plan of Action Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on Monitoring and Verification in the Islamic Republic of Iran in Relation to the Joint Plan of Action to the Agency's Board of Governors, the 35-member policymaking body. The Board next convenes in Vienna on 24 January 2014. IAEA Board Report

15, Wednesday. IAEA Convenes Board Meeting on Iran. The following is a statement by IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano. Press Release