UN nuclear agency says to hold more talks with Iran

ByREUTERS
September 17, 2012 13:27

VIENNA - The UN atomic watchdog will hold further talks with Iran aimed at clarifying concerns about its nuclear program, despite the lack of progress so far, its chief Yukiya Amano said on Monday.

The International Atomic Energy Agency is "firmly committed" to intensifying dialogue with the Islamic state, Amano told the IAEA's annual member state gathering.



He gave no date for a possible new round of talks that began in January between IAEA officials and Iran aimed at allaying concern Tehran may be developing nuclear weapons capability, a charge Iran denies. The last meeting was in August.

Iran's atomic energy chief, Fereydoun Abbasi-Davani, was due to address the IAEA meeting later on Monday.

Share this article via
Related Content
Breaking news
May 27, 2017
Russian with ties to former Trump aide wants immunity for testimony -NYT

By REUTERS

Israel Weather
  • 17 - 34
    Beer Sheva
    18 - 31
    Tel Aviv - Yafo
  • 17 - 31
    Jerusalem
    15 - 30
    Haifa
  • 24 - 37
    Elat
    19 - 35
    Tiberias