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UN nuclear watchdog calls for assurances from Iran about undeclared activities

The United Nations agency entrusted with preventing the spread of nuclear weapons today welcomed Iran's decision to suspend all uranium enrichment activities and called on it to grant the access needed to provide "credible assurances" that is has not engaged in any undeclared nuclear activities.

'Jury is still out' on Iran's nuclear activities - IAEA chief

The United Nations agency entrusted with preventing the spread of nuclear weapons has accounted for all declared nuclear material in Iran, but still has a lot of work to do with regard to possible undeclared material or activity, the agency's chief said today.

IAEA welcomes Iran's decision to suspend uranium enrichment programme

The United Nations nuclear watch-dog agency today welcomed as a confidence-building measure Iran's announcement that it would suspend its nuclear-enrichment programme.

Chief of UN atomic watchdog reiterates call for Iran's nuclear compliance

The United Nations nuclear watchdog agency's top official today called on Iran to do its utmost to build confidence by suspending activities related to uranium enrichment and reprocessing-related activities.

UN atomic watchdog urges Iran’s accelerated cooperation on nuclear programme

The head of the United Nations atomic watchdog agency charged with preventing the spread of nuclear weapons today called on Iran to suspend all uranium enrichment activities “in light of serious international concerns” about the nature of its nuclear programme.

UN experts urge Iran to observe human rights norms in case of dead journalist

Voicing “profound concern” over the case of a journalist who died in Iran after reportedly being beaten, three United Nations human rights specialists today called on the government to comply with humanitarian norms, warning that failure to ensure due process set the ground for similar abuses in the future.

UN watchdog agency deplores Iran’s lack of cooperation on nuclear programme

The International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) Board of Governors adopted a resolution today deploring the fact that, overall, Iran’s cooperation with it has not been as “full, timely and proactive” as it should have been.

Iran agrees to speed up cooperation with UN nuclear watchdog agency

Iran has agreed to accelerate its cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the head of the United Nations nuclear watchdog told reporters today in Tehran.

UN atomic watchdog renews call to Iran for transparency on nuclear activities

The United Nations atomic watchdog agency today emphasized the need for transparency and proactive cooperation by Iran to resolve outstanding questions over its nuclear activities following omissions in information Tehran provided in accordance with treaties seeking to prevent the proliferation of nuclear weapons.

UN nuclear watchdog chief in Washington for talks with Bush, US officials

The head of the United Nations atomic watchdog agency is in Washington today for talks with senior officials of the United States on a range of issues, including the agency's verification of Iran's nuclear programme.