IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei circulated his latest reports on nuclear safeguards in Iran and Syria to the Agency´s Board of Governors, the 35-member policymaking body. The Iran report outlines developments since the Director General´s report of 16 September. Dr. ElBaradei last reported on safeguards in Syria in his statement to the Board in September 2008.
The IAEA Board of Governors will discuss the reports when it next convenes in Vienna on 27 November. The reports are entitled Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement and Relevant Provisions of Security Council Resolutions 1737 (2006), 1747 (2007), 1803 (2008) and 1835 (2008) in the Islamic Republic of Iran, and Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement in the Syrian Arab Republic.
Their circulation is restricted and cannot be released to the public unless the IAEA Board decides otherwise.