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Published: 0614 GMT September 19, 2020

Vienna to host 64th IAEA General Conference annual session on Monday

Vienna to host 64th IAEA General Conference annual session on Monday

The 64th Annual Regular Session of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) General Conference will start in Vienna, Austria, on Monday, said Iran's Ambassador to the Vienna-based international organizations Kazem Gharibabadi.

According to the Iranian diplomat, Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi is to address the session online, IRNA reported

Gharibabadi added that the event will be held both in person and through videoconference.

According to the IAEA website, “the 63rd Annual Regular Session of the IAEA General Conference was held on September 16-20, 2019 at the Vienna International Centre (VIC) in Vienna, Austria.

Iran and the UN nuclear agency issued a joint statement on August 26 on their agreements and the results of high-level talks between the two sides at the end of a two-day trip to Tehran by IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi.

During the visit, the two sides agreed that the IAEA’s inspectors to have access to one of two sites which it had requested and that the agency be granted access to the second site in the future.

“The first inspection was carried out and nothing special happened,” Salehi said on Saturday. He added that the time of the second inspection “has been set, but it would not be made public.”

Salehi noted that IAEA has informed Tehran that the former has no more demands after inspection of the two locations.

Gharibabadi had earlier said that the UN nuclear agency in its latest report in September about the Safeguards Agreement with Iran envisaged “positive and constructive prospects” for bilateral cooperation with Iran.


Resource: IRNA
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