IAEA chief rebuffs Netanyahu, says it has ‘visited’ all relevant Iran sites

After PM claims he told UN agency about alleged secret Tehran site, director Amano insists all necessary locations have been accessed

2 October 2018

The head of the United Nations’ nuclear agency on Tuesday said evaluations regarding undeclared nuclear materials in Iran were ongoing and that its policy was to carefully assess information from third parties on all matters in order to maintain impartiality.

The comments from International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Yukiya Amano came after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu last week revealed to the UN General Assembly what he said was a previously unknown nuclear site in Tehran, and claimed the IAEA had failed to act on the information even though Israel had provided it earlier.

“As I stated in my reports to the IAEA Board of Governors, evaluations regarding the absence of undeclared nuclear material and activities for Iran remain ongoing,” Amano said in a statement. “The Agency continues to evaluate Iran’s declarations… and has conducted complementary accesses… to all the sites and locations in Iran which it needed to visit.”

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