ANKARA - UN nuclear inspectors will soon visit an Iranian uranium mine for the first time since 2005 as part of Tehran's agreement to open its disputed nuclear program to greater scrutiny, state television reported on Friday.
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"Based on our agreement with the agency (IAEA), their inspectors will visit the Gachin mine in southern part of the country on Jan. 29," Behrouz Kamalvandi, a spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, was quoted as saying.
The Vienna-based International Atomic Energy Agency had no immediate comment. It previously said it wanted to visit the Gachin mine uranium mine to acquire a better understanding of the nature of Iran's nuclear program.