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Salehi: Iran to attend, monitor outcome of upcoming IAEA general conference

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Aug 29, IRNA -- Head of Atomic Energy Organization Ali Akbar Salehi said on Monday that Iran will attend and monitor outcome of the upcoming IAEA annual conference in the wake of implementing the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

Speaking to IRNA, he said that the IAEA annual conference is to be held in the near future and as the general practice the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran will partake in the general conference.

In the IAEA general conference, Iran will announce its stand on nuclear activities while a number of meetings with our counterparts in other countries will be held on the sidelines, he said.

Iran is very optimistic about IAEA annual conference, Salehi underlined.

Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi is to head the Iranian delegation in IAEA general conference.

A new medical cancer treatment named 'pact' is to be introduced as an international scientific project at the IAEA general conference, Salehi said.

On sales of 39 tons of heavy water to Russia, he said the final steps on concluding the deal are underway but it has not been finalized yet.

Spokesman of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Behrouz Kamalvandi said on Sunday that sale of 39 tons of heavy water to Russia is under final stages and that Iran received the cost of heavy water delivered to US.


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