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ElBaradei: Iran's decision for cooperation with IAEA a milestone

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Vienna, April 23, IRNA
Head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Mohamed ElBaradei said Wednesday that Iran's decision to have more cooperation with the IAEA is a milestone.

ElBaradei said that he hoped his agency will make progress in its investigation into Tehran's alleged nuclear weapons programs.

The top IAEA official made the comment in Sarajevo on Wednesday shortly after his Agency announced that Iran had agreed to cooperate with IAEA in its investigation.

Alleged studies is a clause of the last IAEA report on cooperation with Iran.

The document has been drafted on the basis of the US claims about Iran's nuclear activities.

The Agency had already announced that the issue cannot be part of the work plan agreed upon by the two sides.

It however expressed optimism that Iran will prepare the ground for access to a proper response to the issue.


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