IAEA inspectors head to Iran to visit Qom nuclear site

IAEA inspectors head to

October 24, 2009 14:10

A team of UN inspectors heading to Iran to visit the recently revealed nuclear site in Qom checked in at Vienna's airport Saturday afternoon. The International Atomic Energy Agency experts are slated to examine an unfinished uranium enrichment facility near the holy city of Qom to verify it is for peaceful purposes. Their visit comes shortly after Teheran asked for more time Friday to consider a a UN-backed plan to ship much of its uranium to Russia for enrichment.

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