IAEA and Iran: Chronology of Key Events

-2017-

NOVEMBER 2017

14 November 2017. IAEA Now Has More Inspection Powers in Iran, Increased Knowledge of Its Nuclear Programme - Director General. The IAEA carries out stronger inspection activities in Iran and knows more about its nuclear programme as a result of the international agreement known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Director General Yukiya Amano said in a speech at Harvard University. Story | Director General Statement

9 November 2017. AEA Director General Amano Meets U.S. Ambassador Haley in New York. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano today met with the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Nikki Haley, at U.N. headquarters in New York. They discussed the IAEA’s verification and monitoring of Iran’s implementation of its nuclear-related commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Press Release

OCTOBER 2017

29 October 2017. Director General Amano Holds High-level Meetings in Tehran. Director General Yukiya Amano visited Tehran on 29 October, 2017, and met with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Vice-President and President of the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi, and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. Statement

25 October 2017. Director General to Visit Tehran. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano will travel to Tehran for high level meetings with senior Iranian officials on Sunday, 29 October 2017. Statement.

13 October 2017. Statement by IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano. Since January 2016, the IAEA has been verifying and monitoring Iran’s implementation of its nuclear-related commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), as requested by the United Nations Security Council and authorized by the IAEA’s Board of Governors. Director General Statement

SEPTEMBER 2017

11 September 2017. IAEA Director General Provides Update on Iran at Board of Governors Meeting. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors and provided an update on the Agency's monitoring and verification work in Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Media Advisory, 7 September 2017

JULY 2017

24 July 2017. IAEA Director General Held Talks with Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano met with Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister S. Abbas Araghchi on 20 July 2017 to discuss the Agency's verification and monitoring of Iran's nuclear-related commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), as well as other issues. Story

JUNE 2017

12 June 2017. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes June Meeting. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors and provided an update on the Agency's verification and monitoring activities in Iran. Director General Statement | Video: IAEA Board of Governors Opens | Media Advisory, 7 June 2017 |  IAEA Board Report, 2 June 2017

MAY 2017

11 May 2017. Reflections on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered a statement at the Danish Institute for International Studies about Iran and the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), among other issues. Director General Statement

MARCH 2017

6 March 2017. IAEA Director General Reviews Global Nuclear Trends at Start of Board Meeting. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors and provided an update on the Agency's verification and monitoring activities in Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement | IAEA Board Report, 24 February 2017

JANUARY 2017

16 January 2017. Statement by IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano on Iran. Iran has removed excess centrifuges and infrastructure from the Fordow Fuel Enrichment Plant in line with its nuclear-related commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Director General Statement

 

-2016-

NOVEMBER 2016

17 November 2016. IAEA Director General Outlines 2017 Technical Cooperation Programme at Board of Governors Meeting. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement | IAEA Board Report, 9 November 2016

SEPTEMBER 2016

19 September 2016. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes September Meeting. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement | IAEA Board Report, 8 September 2016

JULY 2016

29 July 2016. IAEA Statement on Iran. The IAEA received a letter from Iran which referred to a leaked document and to the possibility of leakage by the Agency of parts of Iran's initial declaration of its Additional Protocol. Press Release

JUNE 2016

6 June 2016. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement | Video: Press Conference | IAEA Board Report, 27 May 2016

MAY 2016

5 May 2016. IAEA Director General Amano Holds Talks with Iranian Vice President Salehi. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano and Vice-President and Chairman of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi discussed the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. Story | Video: Statement

MARCH 2016

7 March 2016. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement | Video: Press Conference

JANUARY 2016

19 January 2016. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes for Special Meeting. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors’ special meeting on Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement | Video: Press Conference | IAEA Board Report, 16 January 2016

18 January 2016. Director General Amano's Statement to Media After Meeting with Vice-President and Chairman of AEOI in Iran, Ali Akbar Salehi. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano and Vice-President and Chairman of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, Dr Ali Akbar Salehi, addressed the press following their meeting in Tehran. Director General Statement

16 January 2016. Monitoring and Verification in Iran Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on verification and monitoring in Iran in light of United Nations Security Council Resolution 2231 to the Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

16 January 2016. IAEA Director General's Statement on Iran. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered a statement confirming that Iran had completed the necessary preparatory steps to start the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. This paves the way for the IAEA to begin verifying and monitoring Iran's nuclear-related commitments under the agreement, as requested by the United Nations. Security Council and authorised by the IAEA Board. Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement

 

–2015–

DECEMBER 2015

15 December 2015. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes for Special Meeting. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the IAEA's Board of on the "Final Assessment on Past and Present Outstanding Issues Regarding Iran's Nuclear Programme". The Board subsequently adopted a resolution. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement | Video: Press Conference | Resolution | IAEA Board Report, 2 December 2015

NOVEMBER 2015

26 November 2015. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement | Video: Press Conference

17 November 2015. Director General Yukiya Amano Addresses the United Nations 70th General Assembly. He provided an update on the implementation of IAEA safeguards in Iran. Story | Director General Statement

11 November 2015. IAEA Director General's Remarks at the IISS. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered a statement at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) on nuclear verification in Iran. Story | Director General Statement

OCTOBER 2015

18 October 2015. IAEA Statement on Iran. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano received information from Iran on the implementation of the Additional Protocol to its Safeguards Agreement. IAEA Statement

15 October 2015. IAEA Statement on Iran. Activities set out in the "Road-map for the Clarification of Past and Present Outstanding Issues Regarding Iran's nuclear Program" have been completed. IAEA Statement

SEPTEMBER 2015

 

21 September 2015. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes, IAEA Director General's Remarks to the Press on Visit to Iran. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano and Deputy Director General Tero Varjoranta briefed the media on their recent trip to Iran and their visit to the Parchin site. Story | Director General Statement | Statement: Tero Varjoranta | Video: Press Briefing

21 September 2015. Road-map Agreement Report Circulated to Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on the implementation of the Road-map agreement between the IAEA and Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

20 September 2015. IAEA Statement on Director General's Visit to Iran. As part of the implementation of the Road-map, the Director General visited the site of Parchin, together with the Head of the Department of Safeguards, Tero Varjoranta. IAEA Statement

16 September 2015. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/888

14 September 2015. Director General Yukiya Amano Addresses 59th IAEA General Conference. He provided an update on nuclear verification issues in Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement

9 September 2015. IAEA Statement on Iran. The IAEA submitted on 8 September questions to Iran on ambiguities regarding the information Iran provided to the IAEA on 15 August 2015, as agreed between the IAEA and Iran in the "Road-map for the Clarification of Past and Present Outstanding Issues Regarding Iran's Nuclear Programme". IAEA Statement

7 September 2015. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement | Video: Press Conference

AUGUST 2015

27 August 2015. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

25 August 2015. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes for Special Meeting. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors' special meeting on Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement | Video: Press Conference

20 August 2015. Statement by IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano releases a statement regarding IAEA's responsibility in nuclear inspections in Iran. Director General Statement

15 August 2015. IAEA Receives Information from Iran under Road-map Agreement. Iran today provided the IAEA with its explanation in writing and related documents as agreed in the Road-map for the clarification of past and present outstanding issues regarding Iran’s nuclear programme. IAEA Statement

14 August 2015. Monitoring and Verification in Iran Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on verification and monitoring in Iran in light of United Nations Security Council Resolution 2231 to the Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board ReportCorrigendum

5 August 2015. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano’s Statement to Media After Meeting U.S. Senators on Iran. Director General Yukiya Amano speaks to journalists after meeting the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations in Washington DC. Press Release

JULY 2015

31 July 2015. Communication from E3/EU+3 and Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication received from China, France, Germany, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom, the United States of America (the E3/EU+3) and Iran concerning the text of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. INFCIRC/887

29 July 2015. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/886

20 July 2015. Joint Plan of Action Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on the status of Iran's nuclear programme in relation to the Joint plan of Action to Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

14 July 2015. IAEA Director General Amano's Remarks to the Press on Agreements with Iran. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano addresses journalist following agreements with Iran at the Agency's headquarters in Vienna. Director General Statement | Video: Director General StatementVideo: Press Conference 

14 July 2015. IAEA Director General's Statement and Road-map for the Clarification of Past and Present Outstanding Issues regarding Iran's Nuclear Program. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano and Vice President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Ali Akhbar Salehi sign a roadmap for the clarification of past and present issues regarding Iran's nuclear program in Vienna. Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement

14 July 2015. Road-map for the Clarification of Past and Present Outstanding Issues regarding Iran's Nuclear Program. IAEA Board Document

14 July 2015. Director General's Statement on the Announcement by the E3/EU + 3 and Iran on the Agreement of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. Director General Statement

4 July 2015. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano's Remarks on Iran Talks. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano addresses journalists before heading into the Coburg Palace in Vienna, where the E3+3 - Iran negotiations are taking place. Press Release | Video

3 July 2015. IAEA Director General's Statement Following Meetings with Iran. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano meets Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and the Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, Ali Shamkhani in Tehran. DG Statement

1 July 2015. Joint Plan of Action Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on the status of Iran’s nuclear programme in relation to the Joint plan of Action to Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

JUNE 2015

30 June 2015. Monitoring and Verification in the Islamic Republic of Iran in relation to the Joint Plan of Action. IAEA Director General received a letter from the E3/EU+3 countries and Iran. IAEA Board Document

29 June 2015. IAEA Director General and US Secretary of State John Kerry Meet on Iran Negotiations. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano meets U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on 29 June 2015 to discuss the ongoing negotiations between Iran and E3+3 countries. Press Release

25 June 2015. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/885

8 June 2015. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano today delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement | Video: Press Conference

MAY 2015

29 May 2015. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

APRIL 2015

20 April 2015. Joint Plan of Action Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on the status of Iran's nuclear programme in relation to the Joint plan of Action to Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

16 April 2015. IAEA Statement Following Meeting with Iran. The Agency and Iran held a technical meeting in Iran on 15 April 2015 where the continuation of the implementation of the Framework for Cooperation was discussed. Press Release

3 April 2015. IAEA Director General Speaks to BBC and CNN About Lausanne Agreement. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano gave live interviews to BBC World News and CNN to share the IAEA's views on the 2 April 2015 agreement between E3+3 and Iran on key parameters for a Comprehensive Plan of Action on Iran's nuclear programme. Story | Video: Director General Interview - BBC

2 April 2015. IAEA Director General Welcomes Lausanne Announcement. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano issued the following statement regarding the announcement by E3+3 and Iran in Lausanne. Press Release

MARCH 2015

23 March 2015. IAEA Director General Urges Iran to Clarify Nuclear Concerns. Iran needs to help clarify concerns about possible military dimensions to its nuclear programme but progress so far has been limited, IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano said in Washington at the 2015 Carnegie International Nuclear Policy Conference. Story | Director General Statement

20 March 2015. Joint Plan of Action Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on the status of Iran's nuclear programme in relation to the Joint plan of Action to Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

17 March 2015. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/873

10 March 2015. IAEA Statement. Following last month's meeting between Director General Amano and Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif and the follow-up discussions between the Director General and Deputy Foreign Minister Araghchi, the IAEA and Iran met on 9 March 2015 in Tehran and discussed the continuation of the implementation of the Framework for Cooperation. Press Release

2 March 2015. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement | Video: Press Conference

FEBRUARY 2015

24 February 2015. IAEA Statement Following Meeting with Iran. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano met with Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister S. Abbas Araghchi at the IAEA headquarters in Vienna. Press Release

19 February 2015. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

 

–2014–

DECEMBER 2014

19 December 2014. Joint Plan of Action Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on the status of Iran's nuclear programme in relation to the Joint plan of Action to Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

11 December 2014. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes for Special Meeting. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors' special meeting on Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement

3 December 2014. Monitoring and Verification in Iran Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on verification and monitoring in Iran in relation to the extension of the Joint Plan of Action. IAEA Board Report

1 December 2014. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/871

NOVEMBER 2014

28 November 2014. Monitoring and Verification in the Islamic Republic of Iran in relation to the Joint Plan of Action. IAEA Director General received a letter from the E3/EU+3 countries and Iran. IAEA Board Document

26 November 2014. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano’s Interview with Cable News Network (CNN). The following is a transcript of an interview on CNN with IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano, which was broadcast live on 25 November 2014. Transcript: Director General Interview - CNN

24 November 2014. Joint Plan of Action Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on the status of Iran's nuclear programme in relation to the Joint plan of Action to Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

20 November 2014. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement | Video: Press Conference

7 November 2014. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board ReportCorrigenda

OCTOBER 2014

31 October 2014. Challenges in Nuclear Verification: The IAEA's Role on the Iranian Nuclear Issue. In a statement at the Brookings Institution in Washington D.C., IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano touched on the challenges of nuclear verification and the role of the IAEA with regards to Iran's nuclear programme. Director General Statement

20 October 2014. Joint Plan of Action Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on the status of Iran's nuclear programme in relation to the Joint plan of Action to Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

9 October 2014. 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 October 2014. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/868

SEPTEMBER 2014

22 September 2014. Director General Yukiya Amano Addresses 58th IAEA General Conference. He provided an update on nuclear verification issues in Iran. Story | Director General Statement

19 September 2014. Joint Plan of Action Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on the status of Iran's nuclear programme in relation to the Joint plan of Action to Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

15 September 2014. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement | Video: Press Conference

11 September 2014. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/867

5 September 2014. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

AUGUST 2014

20 August 2014. Joint Plan of Action Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on the status of Iran's nuclear programme in relation to the Joint plan of Action to Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

17 August 2014. 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

JULY 2014

24 July 2014. Monitoring and Verification in the Islamic Republic of Iran in relation to the extension of the Joint Plan of Action. IAEA Director General received a letter from the E3/EU+3 countries and Iran. IAEA Board Document

20 July 2014. Joint Plan of Action Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on the status of Iran's nuclear programme in relation to the Joint plan of Action to Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

JUNE 2014

20 June 2014. Joint Plan of Action Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on the status of Iran’s nuclear programme in relation to the Joint plan of Action to Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

13 June 2014. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/866

2 June 2014. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement | Video: Press Conference

MAY 2014

23 May 2014. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

21 May 2014. Joint Statement by Iran and IAEA. The IAEA and Iran held a technical meeting within the Framework for Cooperation Agreement. Press Release

APRIL 2014

17 April 2014. Joint Plan of Action Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on the status of Iran's nuclear programme in relation to the Joint plan of Action to Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

MARCH 2014

20 March 2014. Joint Plan of Action Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on the status of Iran’s nuclear programme in relation to the Joint plan of Action to Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report | Corrigendum

11 March 2014. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/861

3 March 2014. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement | Video: Press Conference

FEBRUARY 2014

20 February 2014. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

18 February 2014. IAEA Director General meets 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 February 2014. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/860

9 February 2014. IAEA and Iran Conclude Talks in Connection with Implementation of Framework for Cooperation. During the meetings, the two sides reviewed progress on the implementation of the six initial practical measures that were agreed three months ago. An agreement was also reached on seven practical measures to be implemented by Iran by 15 May 2014. Story | IAEA Board Document

JANUARY 2014

24 January 2014. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes for Special Meeting. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors' special meeting on Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement | Video: Press Conference

20 January 2014. Joint Plan of Action Report Circulated to IAEA Board, IAEA Head Reports Status of Iran's Nuclear Programme. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on the status of Iran's nuclear programme in relation to the Joint plan of Action to Agency's Board of Governors. Deputy Director General Tero Varjoranta also addressed journalists. Director General Statement | Statement: Tero Varjoranta | IAEA Board Report

17 January 2014. Monitoring and Verification in Iran Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on verification and monitoring in Iran in relation to the Joint Plan of Action. IAEA Board Report

 

–2013–

DECEMBER 2013

24 December 2013. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/857

11 December 2013. Statement by IAEA and Iran Following Technical Talks in Vienna. Deputy Director General, Tero Varjoranta, and Iranian Ambassador, H.E. Mr Reza Najafi, delivered a joint statement following technical talks in Vienna. Story | Video

NOVEMBER 2013

29 November 2013. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/856

28 November 2013. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement | Video: Press Conference

27 November 2013. Communication from EU. The IAEA circulated a communication received from the High Representative of the European Union concerning the text of the Joint Plan of Action with the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/855

24 November 2013. Statement by IAEA Director General on Geneva Agreement. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano issued a statement after an agreement was reached between the "P5+1" countries and Iran on a joint action plan. Director General Statement

14 November 2013. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

11 November 2013. IAEA, Iran Sign Joint Statement on Framework for Cooperation. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano and Vice-President of the Islamic Republic of Iran signed a Joint Statement on a Framework for Cooperation. Deputy Director General, Tero Varjoranta, and Iranian Ambassador, H.E. Mr Reza Najafi, also delivered a joint statement following technical talks in Iran. Director General Statement | Statement: Tero Varjoranta | IAEA Board Document

OCTOBER 2013

29 October 2013. IAEA and Iran Hold Talks in Vienna. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered a statement at start of talks with Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister, Mr S. Abbas Araghchi. Deputy Director General, Tero Varjoranta, and Iranian Ambassador, H.E. Mr Reza Najafi, also delivered a joint statement to the media following talks in Vienna. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement | Statement: Tero Varjoranta

SEPTEMBER 2013

27 September 2013. Remarks by Deputy Director General Nackaerts After Talks With Iran. Deputy Director General for Safeguards, Herman Nackaerts addressed journalists following talks with Iranian delegates. Press Statement

26 September 2013. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/854

16 September 2013. Director General Yukiya Amano Addresses 57th IAEA General Conference. He provided an update on nuclear verification issues in Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement

9 September 2013. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement | Video: Press Conference

AUGUST 2013

28 August 2013. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

JULY 2013

23 July 2013. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/853

JUNE 2013

3 June 2013. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Press Conference

MAY 2013

22 May 2013. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

15 May 2013. Remarks by Deputy Director General Nackaerts After Talks With Iran. Deputy Director General for Safeguards, Herman Nackaerts addressed journalists following talks with Iranian officials. Press Statement

MARCH 2013

25 March 2013. Communications from Iran. The IAEA circulated communications received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/850

13 March 2013. Communication from Iran.  The IAEA circulated a communication received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/849

4 March 2013. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement

FEBRUARY 2013

21 February 2013. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

14 February 2013. Remarks by Deputy Director General Herman Nackaerts. Deputy Director General for Safeguards, Herman Nackaerts addressed journalists upon his return from Iran. Press Statement

JANUARY 2013

22 January 2013. IAEA Mission to Iran Returns. Deputy Director General for Safeguards, Herman Nackaerts addressed journalists at the Vienna International Airport upon his return from Iran. Press Statement

 

 –2012–

DECEMBER 2012

20 December 2012. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/847

14 December 2012. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/844

14 December 2012. Statement on IAEA-Iran Talks. Deputy Director General for Safeguards, Herman Nackaerts addressed journalists upon his return from Iran. Press Statement

NOVEMBER 2012

29 November 2012. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement

16 November 2012. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

SEPTEMBER 2012

18 September 2012. IAEA Statement on Meeting with Dr Fereydoun Abbasi. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano met with H.E. Dr Fereydoun Abbasi, Vice President of the Islamic Republic of Iran and Head of the Atomic Energy Agency of Iran. Press Statement

17 September 2012. Director General Yukiya Amano Addresses 56th IAEA General Conference. He provided an update on nuclear verification issues in Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement

12 September 2012. IAEA Board Adopts Resolution on Iran. The IAEA Board of Governors adopted a resolution urging Iran to cooperate with the Agency. Story | Resolution

12 September 2012. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/842

10 September 2012. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement

AUGUST 2012

30 August 2012. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

24 August 2012. IAEA Statement After Iran Talks. Deputy Director General for Safeguards, Herman Nackaerts addressed journalists following talks with Iranian delegates. Press Statement

JUNE 2012

8 June 2012. IAEA Statement After Iran Meeting. Senior IAEA officials met an Iranian delegation in Vienna to seek agreement on a structured approach document to resolve outstanding issues relating to Iran's nuclear programme. Press Release

4 June 2012. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement

MAY 2012

25 May 2012. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

7 May 2012. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/839

MARCH 2012

30 March 2012. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/837

5 March 2012. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General StatementPress Conference | Video: Press Conference

FEBRUARY 2012

24 February 2012. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

22 February 2012. Communications from Iran. The IAEA circulated communications received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/835 | INFCIRC/836

22 February 2012. IAEA Expert Team Returns from Iran. Intensive efforts were made to reach agreement on a document facilitating the clarification of unresolved issues in connection with Iran's nuclear programme. Press Release

1 February 2012. IAEA-Iran Discussions in Tehran. Meetings between the IAEA and Iran were held in Tehran aimed at resolving all outstanding substantive issues. Press Statement

 

 –2011–

DECEMBER 2011

12 December 2011. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/833 

NOVEMBER 2011

18 November 2011. IAEA Board Adopts Resolution on Iran. The IAEA Board of Governors adopted a resolution on the Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement and Relevant Provisions of UN Security Council Resolutions in the Islamic Republic of Iran. Story | Resolution

17 November 2011. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement

10 November 2011. Communications from Iran. The IAEA circulated communications received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/827 | INFCIRC/828 | INFCIRC/829

8 November 2011. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

2 November 2011. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/826

SEPTEMBER 2011

19 September 2011. Director General Yukiya Amano Addresses 55th IAEA General Conference. He provided an update on nuclear verification issues in Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement

15 September 2011. IAEA Board of Governors' Meeting Concludes. The Board discussed important issues relating to the application of IAEA safeguards in the Middle East. Story

12 September 2011. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement

2 September 2011. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

JULY 2011

28 July 2011. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/823

JUNE 2011

6 June 2011. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement

MAY 2011

24 May 2011. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/817

MARCH 2011

7 March 2011. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement

FEBRUARY 2011

25 February 2011. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

14 February 2011. Director General Interview with Washington Post. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano spoke with Washington Post's Lally Weymouth about nuclear activities in Iran. Transcript: Director General Interview - Washington Post

 

 –2010–

DECEMBER 2010

9 December 2010. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/810 

2 December 2010. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement

NOVEMBER 2010

23 November 2010. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

SEPTEMBER 2010

20 September 2010. Director General Yukiya Amano Addresses 54th IAEA General Conference. He provided an update on nuclear verification issues in Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement

15 September 2010. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/805

13 September 2010. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement

6 September 2010. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

JUNE 2010

21 June 2010. IAEA Inspectors in Iran. The IAEA confirmed that it received a letter from Iran objecting to the designation of two IAEA safeguards inspectors. The IAEA has full confidence in the professionalism and impartiality of the inspectors concerned. Press Statement

10 June 2010. Communications from Iran. The IAEA circulated communications received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/796 | INFCIRC/797 | INFCIRC/798

9 June 2010. UN Security Council Resolution on Iran. The Security Council imposed additional sanctions on Iran, expanding an arms embargo and tightening restrictions on financial and shipping enterprises related to "proliferation-sensitive activities". The resolution calls for IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano to report within 90 days on whether Iran has fully suspended uranium enrichment activities, in line with a previous Council demand. SC Resolution 1929 | UN News Centre | UN Press Release

9 June 2010. IAEA Receives Letters on Iran Fuel Supply from France, Russia and U.S. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano informed the Board of Governors that he had received letters from the Governments of France, the Russian Federation and the United States concerning the provision of nuclear fuel for the Tehran Research Reactor. Press Statement

7 June 2010. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General StatementVideo: Tehran Research Reactor | Video: Safeguards in Iran

MAY 2010

31 June 2010. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

7 June 2010. Communications from Iran. The IAEA circulated communications received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/793 | INFCIRC/794

APRIL 2010

26 April 2010. IAEA Director General Meets Iranian Foreign Minister. During the course of his official visit to Austria, the host nation of the IAEA, Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki met IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano in Vienna.

16 April 2010. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/791 

MARCH 2010

2 March 2010. Communications from Iran. The IAEA circulated communications received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/785 | INFCIRC/786

1 March 2010. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Tehran Research Reactor | Video: Safeguards in Iran

FEBRUARY 2010

18 February 2010. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

8 February 2010. IAEA Statement on Iranian Enrichment Announcement. IAEA Spokesperson Gill Tudor delivered a Statement on uranium enrichment in Iran. Press Release

 

–2009–

DECEMBER 2009

7 December 2009. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/779

NOVEMBER 2009

27 November 2009. IAEA Board Adopts Resolution on Iran. IAEA Board of Governors adopted a resolution on the implementation of the NPT safeguards agreement and relevant provisions of Security Council resolutions in Iran. Story | Resolution

26 November 2009. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement 

16 November 2009. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. Story | IAEA Board Report

OCTOBER 2009

29 October 2009. IAEA Receives Initial Iranian Response on Proposal to Supply Nuclear Fuel to Research Reactor. Press Release

23 October 2009. IAEA Statement on Proposal to Supply Nuclear Fuel to Iranian Research Reactor. The United States, Russia and France indicated their positive response to Director General Mohamed ElBaradei's proposal on a draft agreement to supply Iran with nuclear fuel for its research reactor. Press Release

21 October 2009. IAEA Draft Agreement Circulated at Nuclear Fuel Talks. IAEA Director General Mohamed Elbaradei circulated a draft agreement on the supply of nuclear fuel to Iran. He also addressed journalist following the technical meeting at the Agency. Story | VideoTranscript: Press Conference

4 October 2009. IAEA Director General and Iranian Officials Discuss Enrichment Plant Visit. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei met Iranian authorities in Tehran to discuss arrangements for the Agency's access to a newly disclosed uranium enrichment facility under construction in Qom, Iran. StoryTranscript: Joint Press Conference

SEPTEMBER 2009

14 September 2009. Director General Mohamed ElBaradei Addresses 53rd IAEA General Conference. He provided an update on nuclear verification issues in Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement 

7 September 2009. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement

7 September 2009. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/768

AUGUST 2009

28 August 2009. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. Story | IAEA Statement | IAEA Board Report

JUNE 2009

29 June 2009. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/761

17 June 2009. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei’s Intervention on Non-Proliferation Issues to the Board of Governors. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei intervened at the IAEA Board of Governors to comment on non-proliferation issues. Director General Statement

15 June 2009. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement

5 June 2009. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. Story | IAEA Board Report

APRIL 2009

1 April 2009. Communication from E3/EU+3. The IAEA circulated a communication received from the Permanent Mission of China, France, Germany, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States of America (E3/EU+3). INFCIRC/749

MARCH 2009

2 March 2009. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement | IAEA Board Report, 19 February 2009

FEBRUARY 2009

19 February 2009. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

 

–2008–

NOVEMBER 2008

27 November 2008. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement

19 November 2008. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. Story | IAEA Board Report

OCTOBER 2008

9 October 2008. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/739

1 October 2008. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/737

SEPTEMBER 2008

29 September 2008. Director General Mohamed ElBaradei Addresses 52nd IAEA General Conference. He provided an update on nuclear verification issues in Iran. Story | Director General Statement

27 September 2008. UN Security Council Resolution on Iran. Taking note of a report by IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei, the UN Security Council adopted a resolution that "calls upon Iran to comply fully and without delay with its obligations" under previous resolutions of the Security Council, and to meet the requirements of the IAEA Board of Governors. UN Security Council Resolution 1835

22 September 2008. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement

16 September 2008. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. Story | IAEA Board Report, 15 September 2008

AUGUST 2008

11 August 2008. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/733

JULY 2008

1 July 2008. Communication from UK. The IAEA circulated a communication received from the UK, on behalf of Resident Representatives of China, France, Germany, Russian Federation, UK and USA, and Secretary General and High Representative of the European Union. INFCIRC/730

JUNE 2008

18 June 2008. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/729

2 June 2008. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement

MAY 2008

26 May 2008. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board, UN Security Council. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei simultaneously circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors and to the UN Security Council. Story | IAEA Board Report

MARCH 2008

28 March 2008. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/724

5 March 2008. Communication from E3/EU+3. The IAEA circulated a communication received from the Governor for the Russian Federation and the Resident Representatives of China, France, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States of America. INFCIRC/723

3 March 2008. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement

3 March 2008. UN Security Council Resolution on Iran. The UN Security Council has imposed a third round of sanctions against Iran over its nuclear programme citing concerns of "the proliferation risks presented by the Iranian nuclear programme." The resolution calls for IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei to report within 90 days on whether Iran has fully suspended uranium enrichment activities, in line with a previous Council demand. Story | UN Security Council Resolution 1803 | UN News Centre | UN Press Release

FEBRUARY 2008

22 February 2008. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. Story | IAEA Board Report

22 February 2008. Q&A with IAEA Director General on Activities in Iran. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei answers questions regarding activities in Iran. Video

JANUARY 2008

13 January 2008. IAEA Director General Concludes Visit to Iran. An agreement was reached on the timeline for implementation of all the remaining verification issues specified in the workplan. Press Release | IAEA-Iran Workplan

 

–2007–

DECEMBER 2007

4 December 2007. IAEA Director General on New U.S. Intelligence Estimate on Iran. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei believes that this new assessment by the U.S. should help to defuse the current crisis. The assessment concludes that there has been no on-going nuclear weapons program in Iran since the fall of 2003. Press Release

NOVEMBER 2007

22 November 2007. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement

15 November 2007. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. Story | IAEA Board Report

OCTOBER 2007

28 October 2007. Director General Interview with CNN. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei spoke with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer about nuclear activities in Iran. Transcript: Director General Interview - CNN | Video: Director General Interview - CNN

SEPTEMBER 2007

17 September 2007. Director General Mohamed ElBaradei Addresses 51st IAEA General Conference. He provided an update on nuclear verification issues in Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Director General Statement

12 September 2007. IAEA Board Considers Safeguards Implementation in Iran. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei talked to media representatives about the Board of Governors' consideration of safeguards implementation in Iran. Story |  Video: Press Briefing

10 September 2007. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Director General Statement

AUGUST 2007

30 August 2007. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. Story | IAEA Board Report and Corrigendum

30 August 2007. Head of IAEA Safeguards Welcomes Iran Workplan. IAEA Deputy Director General of Safeguards, Olli Heinonen, has underlined the importance of the workplan recently agreed between Iran and the IAEA on the Modalities of Resolution of the Outstanding Issues. Story

27 August 2007. Workplan to Resolve Outstanding Issues Released. The Islamic Republic of Iran today requested the IAEA Secretariat to release the text of a workplan agreed between Iran and the IAEA titled "Understandings of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the IAEA on the Modalities of Resolution of the Outstanding Issues". IAEA-Iran Workplan (INFCIRC/711)

JULY 2007

25 July 2007. IAEA - Iran: Arak Visit Announced. IAEA inspectors will visit Iran's Arak reactor early next week and more talks are planned to resolve outstanding issues related to Iran's past nuclear programme and to clarify some present safeguards implementation issues. Story | Transcript: Press Conference, 24 July 2007

13 July 2007. IAEA Team Returns from Tehran Meetings on Iran's Nuclear Programme. An Agency delegation, headed by Deputy Director General for Safeguards Olli Heinonen, visited Iran to draw up a workplan for the modalities for resolving the outstanding issues related to Iran´s past nuclear programme and to clarify some present safeguards implementation issues. Story | Press Release

9 July 2007. Director General Briefs Press on Iran and Other Issues. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei addressed the press following an IAEA Board of Governors’ special meeting in Vienna, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement

JUNE 2007

25 June 2007. IAEA Director General, Iran's Larijani Hold Second Meeting. Dr Ali Larijani, Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council, flew to Vienna to hold another meeting with Director General Mohamed ElBaradei. Press Release

22 June 2007. IAEA and Iran Agree to Start Drafting "Workplan". IAEA Director General, Mohamed ElBaradei, and Iran´s Supreme National Security Council, Ali Larijani, have announced that Iran and the IAEA will start work on drafting a plan of action that will address all outstanding issues regarding Iran´s nuclear programme. Story | Video

14 June 2007. Director General Briefs Press on Iran's Nuclear Programme. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei spoke to the press about Iran's nuclear programme, saying the next few months were "crucial" and that "diplomacy and negotiation" provided the only durable solution. Story

11 June 2007. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement

MAY 2007

23 May 2007. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board, UN Security Council. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei simultaneously circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors and to the UN Security Council. Story | IAEA Board Report

MARCH 2007

24 March 2007. UN Security Council Resolution on Iran. The Security Council imposed further sanctions on Iran, “banning the country’s arms exports and freezing the assets and restricting the travel of additional individuals engaged in the country’s proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities.” The resolution calls for IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei to report within 60 days on whether Iran has fully suspended “all enrichment-related and reprocessing activities”, in line with previous demands. UN Security Council Resolution 1747 | UN News Centre | UN Press Release

5 March 2007. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Press Conference

FEBRUARY 2007

22 February 2007. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board, UN Security Council. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei simultaneously circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors and to the UN Security Council. Story | IAEA Board Report | Press Release

12 February 2007. Iran and IAEA Cooperation Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei has circulated a report to the Agency´s Board of Governors on cooperation between Iran and the IAEA in light of UN Security Council Resolution 1737. Story | IAEA Board Report, 9 February 2007

JANUARY 2007

29 January 2007. IAEA Director General Calls for "Timeout" on Iran Nuclear Issue. In an interview with CNN IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei called for a "timeout regarding the Iranian nuclear issue", saying he hoped talks could resume on the matter. Story

 

–2006–

DECEMBER 2006

23 December 2006.

     Director General Response to Security Council Resolution. In a press release issued today, IAEA Director General ElBaradei responds to the adoption by the UN Security Council of a resolution on Iran's nuclear programme. Press Release 

     UN Security Council Resolution on Iran. The Security Council imposed sanctions on Iran, “blocking the import or export of sensitive nuclear material and equipment and freezing the financial assets of persons or entities supporting its proliferation sensitive nuclear activities”. The resolution calls for IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei to report within 60 days “on whether Iran had established full and sustained suspension of all activities mentioned in the resolution, as well as on the process of Iranian compliance with all steps required by the IAEA Board.” UN Security Council Resolution 1737 | UN Press Release

NOVEMBER 2006

23 November 2006. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Director General Statement | Video: Press Conference

14 November 2006. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

SEPTEMBER 2006

18 September 2006. Director General Mohamed ElBaradei Addresses 50th IAEA General Conference. He provided an update on nuclear verification issues in Iran. Story | Director General Statement

11 September 2006. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General StatementVideo: Press Conference

AUGUST 2006

31 August 2006. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

JULY 2006

31 July 2006. UN Security Council Resolution on Iran. The Security Council “demanded that Iran suspend all enrichment-related and reprocessing activities, including research and development, and gave it one month to do so or face the possibility of economic and diplomatic sanctions to give effect to its decision.” UN SecurityCouncil Resolution 1696 | UN Press Release

JUNE 2006

12 June 2006. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Director General Statement | UN News Centre

8 June 2006. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. Story | IAEA Board Report

MAY 2006

31 May 2006. Statement by IAEA Director General on Iran. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei welcomed the announcement by U.S. Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice, expressing the readiness of the U.S. Government to join the EU-Iran talks once Iran responds positively to the IAEA Board of Governor's call for the suspension of enrichment-related and reprocessing activities as a confidence-building measure. Press Release

4 May 2006. IAEA Report on Iran Before UN Security Council for Action. The UN Security Council continues its discussions of Iran's nuclear programme and the IAEA's latest safeguards report. A draft resolution was submitted by the United States, United Kingdom, and France. UN News Centre

APRIL 2006

28 April 2006. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board, UN Security Council. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei simultaneously circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors and to the UN Security Council. Story | IAEA Board Report

13 April 2006. IAEA Director General in Iran. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei met with senior officials in Iran on the Agency's verification of the country's nuclear programme. Story

MARCH 2006

29 March 2006. UN Security Council Presidential Statement. The Security Council, in a Presidential Statement, underlined the importance of Iran's re-establishing full, sustained suspension of uranium-enrichment activities and called on Iran to take steps required by the IAEA Board of Governors, and requested a report from the IAEA Director General in 30 Days. Security Council President Statement | UN Press Release

17 March 2006. UN Security Council Consults IAEA Report on Iran's Nuclear Programme. The IAEA report on Iran's nuclear programme topped the agenda of a closed-door meeting of the United Nations Security Council, the first time the issue has been formally addressed by the 15-member body. UN News Centre

8 March 2006. Report on Iran's Nuclear Programme Sent to UN Security Council. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei has transmitted his report on Iran's nuclear programme to the UN Security Council, at the close of the Agency's Board of Governors meeting in Vienna. Speaking to the press, the Director General called for a "cool headed approach" from all parties. Story | Transcript: Press Conference

6 March 2006. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement | Transcript: Press Conference

2 March 2006. IAEA Director General Encouraged by Meeting on Iran. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei welcomes the high-level meeting between Foreign Ministers of the EU3, the High Representative of the EU and Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Secretary Ali Larijani scheduled to take place on 3 November in Vienna. Press Release

FEBRUARY 2006

28 February 2006. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. Story | IAEA Board Report, 27 February 2006

4 February 2006. IAEA Board Adopts Resolution on Nuclear Safeguards in Iran. The IAEA Board of Governors passed a resolution requesting the IAEA Director General to report to the UN Security Council all IAEA reports and resolutions, as adopted, relating to the implementation of safeguards in Iran. Resolution

3 February 2006. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/666

2 February 2006. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes for Special Meeting. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei spoke to the journalists covering the IAEA Board of Governors’ special meeting on Iran. Story | Related Video

JANUARY 2006

31 January 2006. Foreign Ministers Issue Statement on Iran. The Foreign Ministers of China, France, Germany, Russia, the United Kingdom, the United States of America and the High Representative of the European Union met in London 30 January 2006 to discuss Iran´s nuclear programme. Story

31 January 2006. Update on Developments in Iran. Deputy Director General for Safeguards Olli Heinonen transmitted an Update Brief on Iran's nuclear programme to the Board of Governors. Update Brief

24 January 2006. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/665

18 January 2006. Communication from France, Germany and the UK. The IAEA circulated a communication from the Permanent Missions of France, Germany and the United Kingdom. INFCIRC/662

10 January 2006. Iran Begins Removal of IAEA Seals at Enrichment-related Locations. IAEA inspectors have confirmed that Iran has started to remove IAEA seals on enrichment-related equipment and material at Natanz. Based on the information currently available, the removal of Agency seals at enrichment site of Natanz, and at two related storage and testing locations, Pars Trash and Farayand Technique, will be completed by 11 January 2006. Press Release

3 January 2006. Iran Informs IAEA of Decision to Resume Nuclear R&D. The IAEA Secretariat received a Note Verbale from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran in which Iran informed the Agency that it "has decided to resume from 9 January 2006 those R&D on the peaceful nuclear energy programme which has been suspended as part of its expanded voluntary and non-legally binding suspension." Press Release

 

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NOVEMBER 2005

24 November 2006. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Director General Statement

18 November 2006. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

SEPTEMBER 2005

26 September 2005. Director General Mohamed ElBaradei Addresses 49th IAEA General Conference. He provided an update on nuclear verification issues in Iran. Story | Director General Statement

24 September 2005. IAEA Board Adopts Resolution on Iran. The IAEA Board of Governors adopted a resolution on the implementation of safeguards in the Islamic Republic of Iran. The resolution finds that Iran's failures and breaches constitute non-compliance and calls on Iran to return to the negotiating process. Resolution | Transcript: Press Conference

19 September 2005. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement

2 September 2005. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

AUGUST 2005

26 August 2005. IAEA Director General Meets with Iran Secretary. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei met with Ali Larijani, the Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council. Press Release

11 August 2005. IAEA Board Adopts Resolution on Iran. The IAEA Board of Governors urged Iran to re-establish full suspension of all enrichment related activities and to re-instate the IAEA seals that were removed at its Uranium Conversion Facility in Isfahan. ResolutionTranscript: Press Conference

10 August 2005. IAEA Confirms Iran Lifted Seals at Uranium Conversion Facility. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei has informed Members of the IAEA Board of Governors that Iran has today removed the seals on the process lines and the UF4 at the Uranium Conversion Facility in Isfahan. Press Release

9 August 2005. IAEA Director General Briefs Press on Iran. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei spoke to journalists on the margins of an IAEA Board of Governors’ special meeting on Iran. Story | Transcript: Press Conference

8 August 2005. IAEA Director General Updates Board on Safeguards Developments in Iran. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei has informed members of the Board of Governors that Iran started to feed uranium ore concentrate into the first part of the process line at its Uranium Conversion Facility. Press Release

8 August 2005. Communication from France, Germany and the UK. The IAEA circulated a communication from the Permanent Missions of France, Germany and the United Kingdom. INFCIRC/651

2 August 2005. Communication from France, Germany and the UK. The IAEA circulated a communication from the Permanent Missions of France, Germany and the United Kingdom. INFCIRC/649

1 August 2005. Statement by the IAEA Director General on Iran. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei called on Iran not to take any unilateral action that could undermine the Agency inspection process at a time when the Agency is making steady progress in resolving outstanding issues. Press Release

1 August 2005. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/648

JUNE 2005

14 June 2005. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Director General Statement

13 June 2005. Director General ElBaradei Reappointed, Cites Iran Verification Among Key Challenges. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei was reappointed as Director General by the Agency's Board of Governors. Speaking to the press in Vienna, ElBaradei outlined the challenges facing the IAEA in the coming years. Story | Transcript: Press Conference

MARCH 2005

2 March 2005. Safeguards in Iran: IAEA Chief Stresses Need for More Transparency. Speaking to reporters in Vienna, IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei emphasized that IAEA inspectors are making "good progress" in verifying Iran´s nuclear programme while underlining the need for Iran to be "more transparent". Transcript: Press Conference

1 March 2005. IAEA Board Briefed on IAEA Safeguards in Iran. IAEA Deputy Director General for Safeguards, Pierre Goldschmidt, updated the Board on verification activities in Iran. Story

FEBRUARY 2005

28 February 2005. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement

 

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NOVEMBER 2004

29 November 2004. IAEA Board Adopts Resolution on Iran. The IAEA Board of Governors has adopted a resolution on the implementation of the Agency's safeguards agreement with Iran. Director General Statement | Resolution

26 November 2004. Communication from France, Germany, Iran and the UK. The IAEA circulated a communication from the Permanent Representatives of France, Germany, the Islamic Republic of Iran and the United Kingdom. INFCIRC/637

25 November 2004. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Director General Statement | Transcript: Press Conference

15 November 2004. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

SEPTEMBER 2004

20 September 2004. Director General Mohamed ElBaradei Addresses 48th IAEA General Conference. He provided an update on nuclear verification issues in Iran. Director General Statement

18 September 2004. IAEA Board Adopts Resolution on Iran. The IAEA Board of Governors has adopted a resolution on the implementation of the Agency's safeguards agreement with Iran. Resolution

13 September 2004. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Director General Statement

1 September 2004. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

JUNE 2004

18 June 2004. IAEA Board Adopts Resolution on Iran. The IAEA Board of Governors has adopted a resolution on the implementation of the Agency's safeguards agreement with Iran. Resolution| Transcript: Press Conference

14 June 2004. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Director General Statement

1 June 2004. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report and Corrigendum

MAY 2004

22 May 2004. Iran Submits Declaration Under Additional Protocol. The Islamic Republic of Iran delivered to the IAEA the initial declaration under the Additional Protocol to its NPT safeguards agreement. Media Advisory

APRIL 2004

7 April 2004. IAEA and Iran Agree on Action Plan. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei said he was "satisfied" with the results of his meetings in Iran which included agreement on a joint action plan with a timetable to deal with outstanding issues regarding the verification of Iran's nuclear program. Press Release | UN Highlights

MARCH 2004

15 March 2004. IAEA Board Adopts Resolution on Iran. The IAEA Board of Governors has adopted a resolution on the implementation of the Agency's safeguards agreement with Iran. StoryResolution, 13 March 2004

8 March 2004. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement

5 March 2004. Communication from Iran. The IAEA circulated a communication received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran. INFCIRC/628

FEBRUARY 2004

24 February 2004. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

 

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DECEMBER 2003

18 December 2003. Iran Signs Additional Protocol on Nuclear Safeguards. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei and Ambassador Salehi of Iran signed an Additional Protocol to Iran's NPT safeguards agreement, granting Agency inspectors greater authority in verifying the country's nuclear programme. Story

NOVEMBER 2003

26 November 2003. IAEA Board Adopts Resolution on Iran. The IAEA Board of Governors has adopted a resolution on the implementation of the Agency's safeguards agreement with Iran. Resolution

20 November 2003. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Director General Statement

10 November 2003. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

10 November 2003. Communication from Iran. Iran's representative to the IAEA delivered a letter to the IAEA today conveying his Government's acceptance of the text of the Additional Protocol. He also officially informed the IAEA that it had agreed to suspend all uranium enrichment and reprocessing activities. Press Release

OCTOBER 2003

31 October 2003. Update on IAEA Verification in Iran. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei said that the Agency's nuclear verification in Iran is making "good progress". UN News Centre

23 October 2003. Iran Provides Nuclear Declaration to IAEA. Iran's Ambassador in Vienna presented IAEA Director General ElBaradei with a documented declaration of its nuclear programme. Media Advisory

21 October 2003. Iran Declaration on Nuclear Cooperation Welcomed. UN Secretary-General Annan welcomed the statement on Iran's nuclear programme agreed with EU Foreign Ministers and urged Iran's full cooperation with the IAEA. UN News Centre

16 October 2003. ElBaradei Receives Assurances in Iran. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei met in Tehran with Hassan Rohani, Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council. Following their discussions, ElBaradei indicated that he had received assurances that Iran would accelerate its cooperation with the IAEA, and to that end, provide without delay information and necessary clarification on all outstanding questions regarding Iran’s nuclear programme. Story

SEPTEMBER 2003

30 September 2003. Inspectors Depart to Iran. IAEA Director General outlined expectations as inspectors depart to Iran, launching an active and intense period of talks and inspections. Story | Press Conference

15 September 2003. Director General Mohamed ElBaradei Addresses 47th IAEA General Conference. He provided an update on nuclear verification issues in Iran. Director General Statement

12 September 2003. IAEA Board Adopts Resolution on Iran. The IAEA Board of Governors has adopted a resolution on nuclear safeguards in Iran, calling on Iran to accelerate cooperation with the IAEA and provide the full transparency needed for the Agency to complete its verification job. Resolution

9 September 2003. Director General's Remarks on Iran to the IAEA Board of Governors. Remarks by Director General Mohamed ElBaradei on safeguards in Iran during the IAEA Board Meeting. Director General Statement

8 September 2003. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Story | Director General Statement

AUGUST 2003

26 August 2003. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

7 August 2003. IAEA Safeguards in Iran. IAEA experts are in Iran meeting with senior governmental officials on the ongoing implementation of nuclear safeguards in the country. Media Advisory

JULY 2003

9 July 2003. ElBaradei Concludes Meetings in Iran. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaredei held meetings in Tehran with Foreign Minister Kharrazi, Vice President Agazadeh and President Khatami with a view to resolving the outstanding questions raised in ElBaradei's report to the IAEA Board of Governors on 6 June 2003.

JUNE 2003

16 June 2003. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Director General Statement

6 June 2003. Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Iran to the Agency's Board of Governors. IAEA Board Report

MARCH 2003

17 March 2003. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on Iran. Director General Statement

FEBRUARY 2003

22 February 2003. IAEA Director General Visits Iran for Talks on Nuclear Programme. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei held talks with President Khatami and senior Iranian officials on the country's nuclear programme.

 

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SEPTEMBER 2002

16 September 2002. Iran Statement to IAEA General Conference. Mr Reza Aghazadeh, Vice-President of Iran and President of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, addressed the country's nuclear programme in a statement to the IAEA General Conference. Iran Statement

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