Saturday , 25 May 2024

Iran Says UN Nuclear Watchdog Chief To Visit In ‘Coming Days’

RFL/RE – Iran says the head of the UN’s nuclear watchdog agency, Rafael Grossi, will visit Tehran “in the coming days” amid a dispute over uranium enrichment levels in the Islamic republic. The Vienna-based International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said earlier this month that it was in discussions with Tehran after Bloomberg News reported that the watchdog’s inspectors in Iran had found uranium enriched to 84 percent purity. Iran denied the report. On February 27, the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran said Grossi would travel to Iran “in the coming days” following an official invitation from its director, Mohamamd Eslami. To read the original story by AFP, click here.