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25 June 2021

The IAEA called for “an immediate response from Iran” regarding the technical agreement with Iran that expired on 24 June, adding: “The Director General stresses the vital importance of continuing the Agency’s necessary verification and monitoring activities in Iran, including the uninterrupted collection and storage of data by its monitoring and surveillance equipment”. Iran’s IAEA envoy contended that “the basis of this agreement is to facilitate political negotiations, not Iran’s obligation to implement the Agency’s request”. The same day, Secretary of State Antony Blinken underscored that “this remains a serious concern, a concern that we’ve communicated to Iran, and it needs to be resolved”.

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