Some 40 scientists and technicians from around the world will descend on Jordan in November to take part in a simulated on-site inspection of a suspected nuclear test site on the banks of the Dead Sea.
Iraninan President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Saturday
defended Tehran`s "honesty" in disclosing the building of a
new nuclear plant, in his first comments on Iran`s atomic work
since high-profile talks in Geneva.
Iran`s nuclear chief has said the country`s new uranium enrichment site was built for maximum protection from aerial attack: carved into a mountain and near a military compound of the powerful Revolutionary Guard.
No date has yet been fixed for UN inspectors to visit a controversial new site where Iran has admitted to building a second uranium enrichment plant, the International Atomic Energy Agency said on Monday.
The world powers led by the US will insist in a meeting on Thursday with an Iranian delegation that Tehran immediately open its newly revealed nuclear plant to international inspectors, the Washington Post reported online.