Tehran 0
9 March 2020

IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi told the IAEA Board of Governors that “the Agency has identified a number of questions related to possible undeclared nuclear material and nuclear-related activities at three locations that have not been declared by Iran. The Agency sought access to two of the locations. Iran has not provided access to these locations and has not engaged in substantive discussions to clarify the Agency’s questions”. Grossi indicated that “this is adversely affecting the Agency’s ability to clarify and resolve these questions and to provide credible assurance of the absence of undeclared nuclear material and activities in Iran”, and urged “Iran to cooperate immediately and fully with the Agency, including by providing prompt access to the locations specified by the Agency”. He also reported that since 5 January, when Iran announced the “fifth and final remedial step” in its incremental breaches of the JCPOA, “the Agency has not observed any changes to Iran’s implementation of its nuclear-related commitments under the JCPOA in connection with this announcement, or in the level of cooperation by Iran in relation to Agency verification and monitoring activities under the JCPOA”.

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