IAEA chief: Iran nuclear investigation is at 'a dead end'

IAEA chief Iran nuclear

The International Atomic Energy Agency's probe of allegations that Iran tried to make nuclear arms is at "a dead end" because Teheran is not cooperating, the UN watchdog's chief Mohamed ElBaradei said Thursday. He was also critical of Iran for trying to change a plan endorsed by six world powers, which would delay Teheran's ability to make such weapons by committing it to ship out most of its enriched uranium and have it returned as nuclear fuel. ElBaradei spoke at the start of the IAEA's 35-nation board meeting, which will likely vote on a resolution critical of Iran's nuclear defiance backed by six world powers negotiating with Iran; the US, Russia, China, Britain, France and Germany.