The IAEA chief who visited Iran met Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Jawad Zarif. He said that Iran has technically agreed to provide ‘less access’ to its nuclear program.
Rafael Grossi, head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), said that Iran has technically agreed to provide ‘less access’ to its nuclear program to UN inspectors. Iran’s move is being seen as an attempt to pressure Western countries.
The agreement would provide less oversight to International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspectors and would not allow emergency inspections. Iran has been changing its policy on observers’ reach since Tuesday.
Rafael Grossi, the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), gave this information on Sunday after an emergency visit to Iran. He said that the IAEA has reached a ‘technical agreement’ with Tehran to continue monitoring Iran’s nuclear program for the next three months. However, it has become clear from his comment that the path of mutual agreement between the US and other parties with Iran is becoming limited.
Sudden visit by IAEA chief
IAEA chief Rafael Grossi suddenly decided to visit Iran. Rafael has come to Tehran at a time when Europe and America are returning to the 2015 nuclear deal. According to the information, Iran is accumulating more uranium than the limit of 2015 nuclear agreement with the global powers. In 2018, the then US President Donald Trump pulled himself out of the deal.
Grossi met Iran’s foreign minister
The IAEA chief who visited Iran met Iran’s foreign minister Mohammad Jawad Zarif at the airport after Grossi said that the IAEA hoped that this mutual agreement would lead to a very stable situation. After this agreement, political talks will take place at other levels. Grossi said that monitoring of the nuclear deal with Iran would continue in “a satisfactory manner”.
Iran’s foreign minister gave information
After this meeting, Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Jawad Zarif said that the IAEA will not be given access to footage of its cameras at nuclear sites. This means that IAEA cameras in nuclear installations will be discontinued following a law passed in Parliament.
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