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IAEA to discuss its role, money needs under Iran deal on Aug 25

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) meeting later this month will consider how to finance the monitoring of Iran’s nuclear deal with world powers, a crucial step toward an eventual end of sanctions on Tehran. The IAEA has been asked to report on whether Iran is taking the necessary measures …

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U.S. think tank: risk Iran might ‘sanitize’ Parchin before U.N. checks

A U.S. think tank says Iran might be cleaning up its Parchin military site, where some countries suspect experiments may have taken place in a possible atomic weapons program, but Iran denied this on Thursday. The U.S.-based Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS) pointed to satellite images showing vehicles …

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Iraq, North Korea failures shadow nuclear talks with Iran

Their inability to detect clandestine atomic programs in Iraq and North Korea shadows Western officials as they seek to curb Iran’s known nuclear activities and keep it from pursuing others in secret. Closing loopholes in the current nonproliferation system is a key aim for the United States and its five …

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IAEA chief Amano heads to Iran as nuclear talks extended

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) chief Yukiya Amano will be in Tehran on Thursday to discuss monitoring sensitive nuclear sites with senior officials as major powers and Iran seek a breakthrough in forging a lasting nuclear agreement. Iran and world powers gave themselves an extra week on Tuesday to reach …

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Iran’s Khamenei rules out freezing sensitive nuclear work for long period

Parisa Hafezi Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday ruled out freezing sensitive nuclear work in the country for a long time and said sanctions imposed on it should be lifted as soon it reaches a final deal with major powers, state TV reported. The six – Britain, France, …

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Iran’s Rouhani aims to limit nuclear inspections

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday a comprehensive nuclear deal could be delayed if world powers brought new issues into play, and he would not accept a U.N. inspections regime that jeopardized state secrets. Iran is aiming to strike an accord with six powers by June 30 that would …

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Iran’s Khamenei rules out interviews with nuclear scientists

Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said on Wednesday Tehran would not accept “unreasonable demands” by world powers over its disputed nuclear program and ruled out letting inspectors interview its atomic scientists. The comments, broadcast live on state TV, were the latest in a series of forthright statements on inspections …

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U.N. nuclear watchdog says can push for access to Iran military sites

The U.N. nuclear watchdog can push for access to Iranian military sites under the terms of a preliminary deal with Tehran, the head of the body told the Associated Press in an interview. Iran reached a deal with six world powers on April 2 to allow U.N. inspectors to carry …

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Iran deal could stumble on sensitive nuclear monitoring

(Reuters) – Beefing up international monitoring of Iran’s nuclear work could become the biggest stumbling block to a final accord between Tehran and major powers, despite a preliminary deal reached last week. As part of that deal, Iran and the powers agreed that United Nations inspectors would have “enhanced” access …

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Iran’s Nuclear Breakout Time: A Fact Sheet

Olli Heinonen* (Washington Institute for Near East Policy)   With reports that Washington and its partners may reach a nuclear accord with Iran in the coming days, a former senior IAEA safeguards official answers the most pressing questions about Tehran’s program and how the agreement might affect its capabilities. What …

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