UN nuclear watchdog, Iran discuss ‘important’ issues
The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), Mohammad Eslami, met in Vienna with the Director General of the United Nations Atomic Energy Organization, Rafael Grossi, and called the meeting "important."
Eslami is in
the Austrian capital to participate in the 67th regular session of the IAEA
General Conference. His meeting with the head of the International Atomic
Energy Agency (IAEA) took place on the sidelines of the conference on Monday.
to engage with Mohammad Eslami, VP and Head of @aeoi_ir during #IAEAGC. I
reiterated @IAEAorg willingness to engage and make concrete progress in the
spirit of the March 4 statement to provide credible assurances that [Iran’s]
nuclear programme is exclusively peaceful,” Grossi said on X, formerly known as
Iran and the
IAEA announced the statement on March 4, 2023, during Grossi' two-day visit to
Tehran, where he met with President Ebrahim Raisi, Foreign Minister Hossein
Amirabdollahia and AEOI Director Mohammad Eslam.
the statement, Iran and the agency agreed to continue working together to
resolve remaining safeguards, and the Islamic Republic said it was ready to
provide additional information and access to those issues.
Iran voluntarily agreed to allow the IAEA to conduct other relevant inspection
and verification activities, according to the text of the agency's March 4
accusations by the Israeli regime, safeguards for what the agency calls
undeclared sites are on the table.
repeatedly rejected the claims, saying they are based on falsified evidence
provided by the Zionist regime and are aimed at politicizing Iran's nuclear
issue. Iran also says it will continue
to cooperate with the International Atomic Energy Agency.