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ElBaradei Receives Assurances in Iran

On 16 October, IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei met in Tehran with Hassan Rohani, Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council. Following their discussions, Dr. 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.

Dr. ElBaradei said that the Iranian government had expressed its readiness to sign an Additional Protocol to Iran’s nuclear safeguards agreement with the IAEA. Dr. ElBaradei said that on 18-19 October, a team of IAEA experts would visit Iran with the objective of providing to Iranian authorities any necessary clarifications with regard to the Additional Protocol.

Following Dr. ElBaradei's visit, teams of IAEA inspectors will continue their verification work in Iran over the next two weeks.

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Last update: 29 Nov 2019

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