IAEA Urges Iran to Resolve Issues Related to Four Undeclared Locations

PeopleDiplomats ♦ Published: June 8, 2021; 09:58 ♦ (Vindobona)

Technical discussions between the IAEA and Iran have not yielded the expected results, and the lack of progress in clarifying the Agency’s questions concerning the correctness and completeness of Iran’s safeguards declarations seriously affects the ability of the IAEA to provide assurance of the peaceful nature of Iran’s nuclear programme, according to Rafael Mariano Grossi.

Mr. Grossi also expressed his gratitude to Austria, which hosts the IAEA’s headquarters, for allowing IAEA personnel to access the national vaccination programme together with the country’s wider international community. / Picture: © IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency / Dean Calma / Flickr Attribution (CC BY 2.0, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/)

“Iran has provided no new information in relation to one location, has not answered any of the Agency’s questions nor provided any information in relation to two other locations, and provided a written statement on a fourth location without any substantiating documentation,” Grossi stated. …