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24 November 2013 | Vienna, Austria

Statement by IAEA Director General on Geneva Agreement

by IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano issued the following statement on 24 November 2013, after an agreement was reached during negotiations held in Geneva, Switzerland on 23 November 2013 between the "P5+1" countries (China, France, Germany, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom and the United States) and Iran on a joint action plan to be implemented over the next six months.

"The IAEA welcomes the agreement reached in Geneva, which is another important step forward following the agreement reached between the Agency and Iran on 11 November in Tehran. With the agreement of the IAEA's Board of Governors, the Agency will be ready to fulfil its role in verifying the implementation of nuclear related measures."