IAEA chief: Difficult to restore knowledge of Iran’s nuclear status

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IAEA chief: Difficult to restore knowledge of Iran’s nuclear status
UN nuclear watchdog IAEA's Rafael Grossi says Tehran will need to give new levels of transparency after cameras have been off.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Published: SEPTEMBER 12, 2022

“It is going to be extremely difficult” for the International Atomic Energy Agency to restore continuity of knowledge regarding the status of Iran’s nuclear program given that its inspectors’ access has been limited for several months, IAEA Director-General Rafael Grossi said Monday.

“We will have to work very, very hard, and Iran will have to be very transparent in giving us information accesses so we can put back a picture” of where the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program stands, he said at a press conference on the sidelines of the IAEA Board of Governors meeting, which started Monday and runs until the end of this week. However, as long as the IAEA’s around 27 cameras are still shut off by Tehran, as they have been since June, “the information gap is getting bigger and bigger and bigger,” Grossi said.

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