Tehran 0
15 June 2020

IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi told the IAEA Board of Governors that since “Iran announced in January that its nuclear program would no longer be ‘subject to any restrictions in the operational sphere’… the Agency has not observed any changes to Iran’s implementation of its nuclear-related commitments in connection with this particular announcement, or in the level of cooperation by Iran in relation to Agency verification and monitoring activities under the JCPOA”. He further noted “with serious concern that for over four months, Iran has denied us access to two locations and that, for almost a year, it has not engaged in substantive discussions to clarify our questions related to possible undeclared nuclear material and nuclear-related activities. This is adversely affecting the Agency’s ability to resolve the questions and to provide credible assurance of the absence of undeclared nuclear material and activities at these locations in Iran”. Grossi urged “Iran to cooperate immediately and fully with the Agency, including by providing prompt access to the locations specified by us”.

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