22 November 2023

IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi told the Board of Governors that “Iran’s stockpiles of uranium enriched up to five per cent, enriched up to 20 per cent and enriched up to 60 per cent – high enriched uranium – have all increased… With the increase of the 60 per cent continuing at the same rate as I reported at the time of the last Board”. He further expressed “regret that no further progress has been made in implementing the [March 2023] Joint Statement… A way forward must include an honest and cooperative implementation of the commitments we agreed”. Grossi further criticised “Iran’s sudden withdrawal of the designations of several experienced inspectors… I express the hope that this matter will be resolved promptly”.

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