inspector of United Nations organisation (UN) Responsible for monitoring nuclear installations, harassed by guards from Wish In recent months, according to a report published by The Wall Street Journal on Tuesday (14).
According to diplomats interviewed by the newspaper, there was inappropriate physical contact by male security guards and he ordered them to remove part of their clothing.
According to a diplomat, at least four incidents happened. Another informer said that there have been five to seven incidents.
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said in a note that the incidents were unacceptable. “In recent months, there have been incidents involving the security controls of inspectors at an Iranian establishment,” the IAEA said in a statement on Wednesday (15).
“The agency immediately and firmly took this issue to Iran,” the IAEA statement continues, adding that it “clearly and clearly explained that this is unacceptable and should not happen again.”
“Iran has clarified, alleging that security procedures were tightened following incidents at one of its centers,” the IAEA said.
uranium enrichment plant
According to the WSJ, the events took place at the uranium enrichment plant in Natanz.
On 11 April the Natanz complex was hit by an explosion, accusing Israel of an “act of sabotage”.
Iran says the target of the attack was the country’s largest nuclear power plant
“The security measures have been significantly strengthened. The IAEA inspectors have gradually adopted the new standards,” Kazem Gharib Abadi, Iranian ambassador to international bodies in Vienna, told the US press.
Attempts to revive the nuclear deal
Diplomats attend the quarterly meeting of the IAEA Board of Governors in Vienna this week. He should address the issue of Iran’s nuclear program on Wednesday.
The Islamic Republic calls for the lifting of US sanctions. In recent months, the country abandoned the obligations assumed in the international agreement signed in 2015.
Negotiations between the United States and other powers (Iran, Germany, France, the United Kingdom, China and Russia) are currently at a standstill to salvage the deal that was undermined by former US President Donald Trump.