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IAEA is 'fair and firm' with Iran, says Grossi

IAEA is 'fair and firm' with Iran, says Grossi

The IAEA continues to verify the non-diversion of nuclear material declared by Iran under its Safeguards Agreement, and evaluations regarding the absence of undeclared nuclear material and activities continue, IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi said today in his opening address to the 64th regular session of IAEA General Conference.

Regulation & Safety 21 September 2020


IAEA chief explains outcome of Iran talks

IAEA chief explains outcome of Iran talks

The agreement reached yesterday between the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Iran is "very, very important" for non-proliferation, peace and security and the work of the agency worldwide, IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi told reporters on his return to Vienna from Tehran last night.

Regulation & Safety 27 August 2020


IAEA, Iran agree on access to nuclear sites

IAEA, Iran agree on access to nuclear sites

The International Atomic Energy Agency and Iran said today they had agreed to "further reinforce their cooperation and enhance mutual trust" to facilitate the full implementation of Iran’s Comprehensive Safeguards Agreement and the Additional Protocol thereto, which has been provisionally applied by Iran since 16 January, 2016.

Regulation & Safety 26 August 2020


IAEA-Iran talks 'constructive', says Salehi

IAEA-Iran talks 'constructive', says Salehi

Ali Akbar Salehi, the head of the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran, has described his talks with International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Rafael Grossi as "constructive". Grossi is in Tehran today and tomorrow to discuss access for IAEA inspectors to Iran's nuclear sites.

Regulation & Safety 25 August 2020


Grossi to discuss nuclear site access in Iran

Grossi to discuss nuclear site access in Iran

International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Rafael Grossi will travel to Tehran today, his first trip to Iran since he took office last December. During his discussions there, Grossi will address Iran's cooperation with the Vienna-headquartered agency, and "in particular Iran's provision of access to the Agency's inspectors to requested locations", the IAEA said.

Regulation & Safety 24 August 2020


E3 respond to 'snapback' request on Iran agreement

E3 respond to 'snapback' request on Iran agreement

The foreign ministers of the UK, France and Germany - the E3 - have issued a statement in response to the US administration's letter to the UN Security Council yesterday, requesting to initiate the 'snapback' mechanism of the Iran nuclear deal signed five years ago. This mechanism allows a party to the agreement - the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action - to seek the re-imposition against Iran of the multilateral sanctions lifted in 2015 in accordance with resolution 2231, adopted by the UN Security Council.

Nuclear Policies 21 August 2020


IAEA calls on Iran to meet safeguards obligations

IAEA calls on Iran to meet safeguards obligations

The International Atomic Energy Agency Board of Governors today adopted a resolution calling on Iran to fully cooperate with the IAEA in implementing its NPT Safeguards Agreement and Additional Protocol and satisfy the IAEA's requests without further delay. The resolution, submitted by France, Germany and the UK, was adopted by a vote of 25 to 2 with 7 abstentions. The two objections were made by China and Russia.

Nuclear Policies 19 June 2020


EU and others 'regret' US decision on Iran sanctions

EU and others 'regret' US decision on Iran sanctions

The European Union plus France, Germany and the UK have said they "deeply regret" the USA's decision to end three sanction waivers covering Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action projects in Iran. Separately, a spokesperson for China's Foreign Ministry said the US decision "hampers" international non-proliferation progress.

Nuclear Policies 01 June 2020


Iran's uranium stockpile rises further, say media

Iran's uranium stockpile rises further, say media

Iran has tripled its stockpile of enriched uranium to 1,020.9 kg over the past three months and failed to provide International Atomic Energy Agency inspectors access to two undeclared sites, various news agencies reported yesterday.

Regulation & Safety 04 March 2020


European leaders trigger dispute mechanism of Iran nuclear deal

European leaders trigger dispute mechanism of Iran nuclear deal

The foreign ministers of France, Germany and the UK have triggered a dispute resolution mechanism over the nuclear deal with Iran - the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action - following the Middle Eastern country's further step away from its commitments. Josep Borrell, EU foreign affairs chief and coordinator of the JCPOA joint commission, said he had received today a letter from the three ministers for resolution through the mechanism, as set out in paragraph 36 of the agreement.

Nuclear Policies 14 January 2020