12:54 GMT04 April 2020
Listen Live
    Middle East
    Get short URL

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said Tuesday it inspected all sites and locations in Iran it needed to visit under the Additional Protocol.

    "As I stated in my reports to the IAEA Board of Governors, evaluations regarding the absence of undeclared nuclear material and activities for Iran remain ongoing. The Agency continues to evaluate Iran’s declarations under the Additional Protocol and has conducted complementary accesses under the Additional Protocol to all the sites and locations in Iran which it needed to visit," IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano said.

    READ MORE: Iranian President Accuses US of Pressuring Other States to Violate Nuclear Deal

    Commenting on the recent claims of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that Iran had a "secret atomic warehouse," Amano said that the organization didn't take intelligence presented to it at face value.

    "The agency sends inspectors to sites and locations only when needed. The agency uses all safeguards relevant to information available to it but it does not take any information at face value," IAEA chief Yukiya Amano said in a statement.

    Earlier this year, the watchdog confirmed that Tehran had implemented the nuclear-related commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as Iranian nuclear deal, despite the fact that Washington had announced its withdrawal from the agreement.


    IAEA Confirms Iran Fulfills Nuke-Related Commitments Despite US Exit From Deal
    Netanyahu's Charges Against Iran Not New, Dealt With by IAEA - Iranian Minister
    Iran Plans to Construct 'Naval Nuclear Propulsion in Future' - IAEA Report
    Iran’s Nuclear Program Growing Smaller Under IAEA Close Scrutiny – Amano
    Iranian nuclear program, Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), IAEA, Yukiya Amano, Iran
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via SputnikComment via Facebook