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IAEA Media Advisory 2003/2201 (22 January 2003)

News Update on Iraq Inspections

2003 |UNMOVIC IAEA Press Statement on Inspection Activities in Iraq. 22 January 2003

For full coverage, see the pages on IAEA and Iraq.

22 January 2003 -- An UNMOVIC team of missile experts traveled 38 km southwest of Baghdad to inspect the Bader State Establishment. This is a tool, die and moulds factory that produces small components for the Al Fatah and Al Samoud missiles.

An UNMOVIC biological team inspected the Baghdad Institute of Technology in Zaafaraniyah, about 10 km southeast of Baghdad, to verify the declaration on the site.

A Mosul-based multidisciplinary team inspected the Qayyarah Petroleum Refinery, located 80 km south of Mosul.

One IAEA team held a meeting and performed an inspection at the Iraq Geological Survey Headquarters in Baghdad. Another IAEA team performed a motorized radiation survey of areas to the north of Baghdad.

One UNMOVIC multidisciplinary team was in Basra today.


Hiro Ueki
Spokesman for UNMOVIC and the IAEA in Baghdad