Iran said on Saturday it never agreed to a deadline to provide answers on its controversial nuclear programme, after the UN atomic watchdog accused Tehran of failing to deliver on time.
Iran and the UN atomic watchdog IAEA were tight-lipped on Monday after talks aimed at clearing up long-standing allegations of past efforts by Tehran to develop nuclear weapons.
Iran said the controversial Parchin military site is not included in an agreement it struck on Sunday with the UN atomic watchdog.
The UN atomic watchdog on Friday said it needed 5.5 million euros to monitor Iran`s partial nuclear freeze, part of a landmark deal with world powers struck in November.
Technical experts from Iran, world powers and the UN atomic watchdog were due to start working out on Monday the nuts and bolts of implementing last month`s landmark nuclear deal.
Thieves in Mexico have stolen a truck containing potentially "extremely dangerous" radioactive material used in medical treatment, the UN atomic watchdog said on Wednesday.
Talks on a protracted row over Iran`s nuclear ambitions resume this week in Geneva, with Tehran announcing a visit by the UN atomic watchdog chief.
The UN atomic watchdog chief on Monday called North Korea`s drive to restart a nuclear site "troubling" and said his team could not detect whether the regime planned a new nuclear test due to a lack of access.
A high-level IAEA delegation is to
visit Iran from Jan 29-31 to discuss issues it has over
Tehran`s nuclear programme.
The traditional June session of IAEA`s board of governors has a heavy agenda.
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) today formally appointed Yukiya Amano of Japan as its new director general from December 1, succeeding Mohamed ElBaradei.
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