IAEA inspectors to arrive in Iran

Last Updated: Saturday, December 7, 2013 - 16:18

Tehran: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspectors will arrive in Iran Saturday to check the Arak heavy water plant.

The inspectors will visit the Arak plant Sunday after Iran gave a positive response to the IAEA`s request, IRNA news agency reported.

Head of the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi and Director General of the IAEA Yukiya Amano signed a joint agreement Nov 11 on bilateral cooperation.

According to the agreement, the IAEA inspectors are allowed to visit the Arak heavy water plant and Gachin mine in Bandar Abbas in the southern part of the country.

This is the third visit of the IAEA inspectors to the Arak plant.

AFP

First Published: Saturday, December 7, 2013 - 16:18

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