6 May 2024

IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi visited Iran and offered what he described as “a set of concrete practical measures for the revitalisation of the 4 March 2023 Joint Statement with aim of restoring process of confidence building and increasing transparency”. “I want results and I want them soon. And I think they understand that as well”, he noted during a subsequent press conference. The head of the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran said: “It is important to be careful that the hostile actions against the Islamic Republic of Iran, which the Zionists [ie, Israelis] are [the] source of... do not affect the interactions between Iran and the agency”.

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