News: Page (1) of 1 - 02/20/12 Email this story to a friend. email article Print this page (Article printing at page facebook

Iran says UN nuke inspectors will not visit sites

Iran says UN inspectors in Tehran will not visit sites, only hold talks with officials By The Associated Press

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) ' Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman says a U.N. team visiting Iran has no plans to inspect the country's nuclear facilities but will only hold talks with officials in Tehran.

Ramin Mehmanparast says the experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency are holding discussions Tuesday in Tehran to "accelerate" cooperation with the U.N. watchdog. He says this cooperation is at its "best" level.

The two-day IAEA visit, which started Monday, is the second in less than a month by the U.N. team amid growing concerns over alleged Iranian weapons experiments .

On Monday, Iranian radio said the U.N. team had asked to visit a military complex outside Tehran that has been suspected as a secret weapons-making location.

Iran denies charges by the West that it seeks nuclear weapons.

Page: 1

Related Keywords:Iran-Nuclear,


Our Privacy Policy --- @ Copyright, 2015 Digital Media Online, All Rights Reserved