Nov. 15, 2022

Iran warns against IAEA resolution as France, US hint JCPOA at dead end


The story: Iran has warned that its technical cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will be hindered if the Agency’s Board of Governors censures Tehran at its upcoming Nov. 16-18 session.

The warning comes as an IAEA delegation is scheduled to travel to Tehran to jumpstart work on a stalled probe into uranium traces at three old but undeclared sites. The investigation has been a key stumbling block in the halted negotiations to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

The coverage: Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Nasser Kanani on Nov. 14 criticized "unconstructive" attempts by the US and its European allies to censure Iran at the upcoming quarterly meeting of the IAEA Board of Governors.

  • The US and the E3 (Britain, France, and Germany) are looking to garner support for a new resolution to compel Iran to cooperate with the Agency's investigation into...

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