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Amano: IAEA willing to sign agreement with Iran to resolve outstanding issues

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Vienna, Sept 17, IRNA -- Head of the International Atomic Energy Agency Yukiya Amano said on Monday that the IAEA is willing to reach agreement with the Islamic Republic of Iran on a framework to resolve the outstanding issues.

"We will continue negotiations with Iran on a structured approach to resolve all outstanding issues. I hope we can reach agreement without further delay, to be followed by immediate implementation," Amano said in his speech to IAEA general conference.

He told 155-member IAEA general conference that he hopes for agreement with Iran.

His comments came ahead of an address to the general conference by Fereydoun Abbasi Davani, head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation.

Abbasi was also due to meet Amano later in the day.

Islamic Republic News Agency/IRNA NewsCode: 1027819

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