Iran and IAEA

IAEA chief to visit Tehran on Monday

U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Rafael Grossi will visit Iran next week, an Iranian official said , as Tehran and world powers prepare to resume talks on reviving a 2015 nuclear deal. "Grossi will arrive in Tehran on Monday," …

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Iran's stockpile of highly-enriched uranium rises fourfold

International Atomic Energy Agency inspectors reported that Iran increased its stockpile of uranium enriched close to the levels needed for weapons and was expanding its production capacity. It also continued to restrict monitoring of facilities …

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Iran and IAEA extend monitoring deal by a month

Iran and the U.N. nuclear watchdog are extending a recently expired monitoring agreement by a month, the agency's chief said on Monday, avoiding a collapse that could have plunged wider talks on reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal into …

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Iran runs new cascade of centrifuges in Natanz

The International Atomic Energy Agency said Iran has begun enriching uranium with a third cascade of advanced IR-2m centrifuge machines at the Natanz nuclear site. "On 7 March 2021, the Agency verified... that: Iran had begun …

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IAEA worried Iran may have undeclared nuclear material

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is deeply concerned that Iran may have undeclared nuclear material at an undisclosed location, Director-General Rafael Mariano Grossi said. "The presence of multiple uranium particles …

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Iran plans to scale back cooperation with IAEA in a week

Iran has told the U.N. nuclear watchdog it will dramatically scale back cooperation with it in a week, a report by the agency to its member states showed on Tuesday, ratcheting up protests against U.S. sanctions still choking its economy. …

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Iran to design new heavy water reactor

The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) is taking the initial steps to design another heavy-water reactor similar to an existing one in the city of Arak, spokesman for the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy …

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Iran steps further back from JCPOA

Iran announced a further rollback of its commitments to the international nuclear accord amid anger over the U.S. killing of a top commander. The Tehran government said it would forego the "limit on the number of centrifuges" …

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Iran briefly held IAEA inspector, seized travel documents

Iran briefly held an inspector working for the U.N. nuclear watchdog in the Islamic Republic and seized her travel documents, diplomats familiar with the agency’s work said on Wednesday, with some describing it as harassment, Reuters …

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Iran ready for cooperation with new IAEA head

Iran is ready to promote cooperation with IAEA Director-General Rafael Mariano Grossi, spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry Abbas Mousavi said. "Iran is ready to preserve and promote …

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IAEA reports improved cooperation with Iran

Acting IAEA Director General Cornel Feruta reported progress with Iran today. “Some engagement is ongoing, and this engagement is currently taking place,” Feruta said, adding that this new engagement was in …

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Iran to continue cooperating with IAEA

Iran will continue to cooperate with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in a press conference. He added that the Islamic Republic's nuclear activities will be …

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