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President Ahmadinejad meets with IAEA head

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Jan 12, IRNA
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad discussed Iran's peaceful nuclear activities in a meeting on Saturday with the visiting chief of the UN nuclear watchdog, Mohamed ElBaradei.

The meeting was held at the Presidential Office, downtown Tehran.

ElBaradei arrived in the Iranian capital early Friday morning heading a delegation.

He was welcomed, at Imam Khomeini International Airport, by deputy head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization (IAEO), Mohammad Saeedi.

The UN nuclear watchdog chief has so far, met with Secretary of Supreme National Security Council Saeed Jalili and the IAEO's head Reza Aqazadeh.

ElBaradei said that his talks with Aqazadeh were a "frank and open exchange of views."

Elbaradei is to confer with Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei later on Saturday.


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