Statement by IAEA and Iran Following Technical Talks in Tehran

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Following technical talks between IAEA and Iranian experts in Tehran today, here is the text of a joint statement read by Tero Varjoranta, IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Safeguards, and H.E. Ambassador Reza Najafi of the Islamic Republic of Iran:

"Iran and the IAEA held constructive technical discussions to follow up the Joint Statement that was signed earlier today.

"At this meeting, preliminary arrangements to begin implementation of the six measures listed in the Annex to the Joint Statement were discussed. This will include a technical visit in the near future to the Heavy Water Production Plant at Arak. Future meetings at the working level will finalise the details of implementation.

"Further discussion will be held at the next technical meeting, scheduled for 11 December in Vienna."

Last update: 17 November 2014