Iran says IAEA sending spies, not inspectors

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December 4, 2010 23:57

 
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TEHERAN, Iran — Iran's intelligence minister accused the UN nuclear watchdog agency of sending spies in the guise of inspectors to collect information about Iran's nuclear activities, state TV reported Saturday.

Intelligence Minister Heidar Moslehi said that inspectors sent by the International Atomic Energy Agency had engaged in espionage and the Vienna-based agency must take responsibility for their actions. He did not elaborate or identify the inspectors Iran was accusing.

Iran has increasingly alleged in recent months that the agency's inspectors have leaked information to US officials and other allies. In June, Iran banned two UN nuclear inspectors from entering the country, claiming they had leaked "false" information about the country's disputed nuclear program.

"Among the individuals the IAEA sends as so-called inspectors, there are spies from foreign intelligence services. The IAEA must be held responsible for this," state TV quoted Moslehi as saying.

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