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UPDATE – IAEA Director General Expected to Hold Press Conference Later on Sunday

Vienna, Austria

IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi is expected to hold a press conference on Sunday, 23 May, in the Press Room of the M-building at the Vienna International Centre (VIC). The press conference will take place later than initially indicated in Saturday’s media advisory. The exact time will be confirmed in due course.  

Director General Grossi will brief journalists about developments related to the IAEA’s monitoring and verification work in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

A live video stream of the press conference will be available.

The IAEA can provide video footage and photos from the press conference upon request.


Annual VIC accreditations are currently not valid.

Journalists interested in participating in person at the press conference must register with the Press Office. Please email press@iaea.org.

All physical participants must follow Austrian health guidelines, including 2-meter social distancing and the use of FFP2 face masks at all times.

Access to the VIC for journalists is currently only possible through Gate 1, and enhanced security measures may cause delays to enter the premises. One-day badges will be provided at the reception desk upon presentation of a photo-ID. Please plan accordingly.

Press Working Area:

The Press Room on the M-building's ground floor will be available as a press working area from 13:00 CET. Media will be requested to complete a contact tracing form in the press working area. Two-meter social distancing rules apply and the use of FFP2 face masks is obligatory.

Last update: 23 May 2021

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