Tehran 0
18 November 2020

IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi told the IAEA Board of Governors that the agency “has now conducted complementary accesses at two locations in Iran not declared to the Agency, and conducted an additional nuclear material inventory verification at a declared facility in Iran”. He further noted that “the presence of multiple uranium particles of anthropogenic origin… at a location in Iran not declared to the Agency still needs to be fully and promptly explained by Iran”. Later in the day, Grossi also confirmed that Iran had begun operating “174 centrifuges [that] had been moved into a new area of the Natanz nuclear site”, adding that “there is no significant increase in the volumes, since… they had already been operating in a different place. So, it's a nuance there. But of course, it is something that is not within the limits of the JCPOA”.

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