IAEA head arrives in Tehran to meet with head of Iran's atomic energy organisation

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Tehran [Iran], February 21: Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Rafael Grossi has shown up in the Iranian capital, Tehran, to participate in Sunday chats with Vice President and Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, Ali Akbar Salehi. 

"IAEA Chief @RafaelMGrossi is heading out to Tehran throughout the end of the week to meet with senior Iranian authorities. A public interview is anticipated Sunday after gatherings in #Iran," the IAEA affirmed on Twitter. 

In a Telegram post, the IAEA said that Grossi showed up in Tehran on Saturday night and planned to meet with Salehi the next day. 

Recently, the Iranian Foreign Ministry reaffirmed Tehran's aims to restrict the execution of the Additional Protocol on examinations of its atomic destinations beginning February 21. The service focused on that this would just concern extra examinations. 

On Friday, Grossi said on Twitter that he planned to meet with senior Iranian authorities over the course of the end of the week "to discover a commonly pleasant arrangement, viable with Iranian law so the IAEA can proceed with fundamental confirmation exercises in Iran." The IAEA head said he anticipated that the talks should be effective. 

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has accentuated that toward the finish of February Tehran will diminish the presence of UN monitors in the country, however that doesn't imply that all contacts with the IAEA are being cut off. 

In 2015, Iran marked the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA, or the Iran atomic arrangement) with the P5+1 gathering of nations (the United States, China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom - in addition to Germany) and the European Union. It expected Iran to downsize its atomic program and seriously minimize its uranium saves in return for sanctions alleviation, including lifting the arms ban five years after the arrangement's reception. In 2018, the US deserted its mollifying position on Iran, pulling out from the JCPOA and executing firm stance arrangements against Tehran, provoking Iran to generally surrender its commitments under the understanding. 

In December, Iran passed a law to build its uranium improvement and stop UN investigations of its atomic destinations because of the murdering of atomic physicist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh. Toward the beginning of January, Iran's nuclear energy association reported that the nation had prevailing with regards to improving uranium at 20% at the Fordow Fuel Enrichment Plant. (ANI/Sputnik)
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