Iran, IAEA agree ‘in good faith’ to resolve issues: statement

MNA – Iran and IAEA issued a statement on Wednesday based on which the Islamic Republic voluntarily provides the IAEA with access to two locations specified by the Agency.

In a joint statement on Wednesday, IAEA chief, Rafael Grossi, and the head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi announced, “After intensive bilateral consultations, Iran and the IAEA reached an agreement on the resolution of the safeguards implementation issues specified by the IAEA, in good faith.”

“In this regard, Iran is voluntarily providing the IAEA with access to two locations specified by the IAEA and facilitating the IAEA verification activities to resolve these issues,” the statement added.

The statement noted that “based on analysis of available information,” the IAEA does not have any other outstanding questions vis-a-vis Iran or any of its other nuclear facilities.

It added that “both sides recognize” that “the independence, impartiality, and professionalism of the IAEA continue to be essential in the fulfillment of its verification activities.”