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Tehran to respond to IAEA within its commitments: Saeedi

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Aug 24, IRNA
Deputy head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization (IAEO) Mohammad Saeedi said on Sunday that Tehran will give response to the remaining questions raised by the United Nations nuclear watchdog in line with its commitments.

Talking to reporters, he said Iran's cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency is systematic based on regulations of the Safeguards Agreement.

He said that Iran-IAEA cooperation is normal and will continue in the future.

Tehran's objective is to normalize all issues, Saeedi said, adding that the Islamic Republic is to respond to the agency on the basis of modality.

As to the seasonal meeting of the IAEA Board of Governors to be held in September, he said the IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei is due to present a report on Iran and the country's cooperation with the agency.

Saeedi urged member states of the UN Security Council to act realistically and return the case of Iran's nuclear program to the agency.

On construction of a 360-megawatt indigenous nuclear power plant in Darkhoin, southwestern province of Khuzestan, he said the plant is under basic design.


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