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IAEA, Iran Fail To Agree In Nuclear Talks | Radio Free Europe

The International Atomic Energy Agency has again failed to reach agreement in talks with Iran on an investigation into suspected nuclear weapons research by Tehran. IAEA deputy chief Herman Nackaerts made the announcement to reporters in Vienna. He also said the sides “haven’t agreed yet on a date for the next meeting.” For more on this story, visit: IAEA, Iran ...

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West defeats Iran initiative at major U.N. nuclear meeting | Reuters

* Recognised nuclear weapon states, others opposed this * Debate highlighted divisions on key IAEA activity By Fredrik Dahl VIENNA, Sept 22 Reuters -Western states defeated an Iranian proposal at the U.N. nuclear agency’s annual assembly on Saturday to amend their draft resolution on a policy area central to its work in preventing the spread of atom bombs. The draft ...

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IAEA Report Shows Iran Reduced Its Breakout Capacity by Gareth Porter | Antiwar.com

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) report made public Thursday reveals that Iran has actually reduced the amount of 20-percent enriched uranium available for any possible “breakout” to weapons grade enrichment over the last three months rather than increasing it. Contrary to the impression conveyed by most news media coverage, the report provides new evidence that Iran’s enrichment strategy is ...

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How a Nonexistent Bomb Cylinder Distorts the Iran Nuclear Issue | TruthOut

The political interests of the key players and the complicity of corporate news media appear to guarantee that the Parchin explosives cylinder will continue to dominate public consciousness, despite the fact that the storyline around it has been thoroughly debunked. The persistent narrative serves as yet another chilling indicator of just how far the mass communications system in the United ...

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‘No progress’ at Iran nuclear talks – UN watchdog | BBC News

Talks on Iran’s nuclear programme have ended with “no progress”, according to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the UN’s nuclear watchdog. The IAEA had been trying to get access to sites inside Iran, including one at Parchin suspected of being used for experiments related to nuclear weapons. The lack of progress at the talks in Vienna was “disappointing”, the ...

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Iran Casts Nuclear Inspectors as Spies in Envoy’s Defiant Speech | Bloomberg via SFGate

June 7 (Bloomberg) — Iran pulled back from an announced deal to permit expanded international nuclear inspections and signaled it will take a hard line in the next round of negotiations over curtailing its nuclear activities. Iran “will not permit our national security to be jeopardized” by International Atomic Energy Agency inspectors working for Western intelligence agencies, the nation’s IAEA ...

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By not lifting sanctions, West and Obama are helping Iran enrich uranium | CSMonitor.com via antiwar.com

The West just blew its latest chance of reining in Iran’s nuclear enrichment program. Iranian officials expressed willingness to comply with some of the major demands being made by the International Atomic Energy Agency and the “P5+1” (the permanent five members of the UN Security Council plus Germany). But, evidently, these countries just could not take “yes” for an answer. ...

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May 23: The IAEA and Parchin: do the claims add up? | www.sipri.org via antiwar.com

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has an extremely difficult time in evaluating alleged nuclear weapons studies in Iran. While it has done an excellent job in verifying the nuclear material production activities in Iran’s uranium enrichment plants, the IAEA also appears to be willing to risk its technical credibility by insisting on visiting a military site called Parchin, near ...

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Iran, IAEA Broker Nuclear Deal as Israel Calls It ‘Deception’ | Antiwar.com

Israel’s reaction indicates it is not interested in Iran’s nuclear program, only in increasing tensions by John Glaser A deal has been reached between Iran and the IAEA on further probing and inspections of Iran’s nuclear program, after the nuclear watchdog’s chief spent Monday negotiating in Tehran. IAEA chief Yukiya Amano said after talks with chief Iranian nuclear negotiator Saeed ...

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Report: Iran Pressed IAEA Chief on Leaks, Assassinations | Antiwar.com

Agency’s Leaks Helped Israel Kill Scientists, Iran Warned by Jason Ditz Though the negotiation side of IAEA chief Amano Yukiya’s visit to Tehran was apparently upbeat, reports suggest that there were some uncomfortable moments related to the IAEA’s tendency to leak supposedly confidential data. One report, from Israel’s Channel 2, said Iran confronted Amano directly about the leaks and said ...

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