Iran Says It Will Never Hand Over Images Of Nuclear Sites To UN Nuclear Watchdog

Iran Says It Will Never Hand Over Images Of Nuclear Sites To UN Nuclear Watchdog

The speaker of Iran's parliament said Tehran will never hand over images from inside of some Iranian nuclear sites to the U.N. nuclear watchdog as a monitoring agreement with the agency had expired.

Andrew H. Sweet
Andrew H. Sweet

The IAEA demanded an immediate reply from Iran on whether it would extend the monitoring agreement, prompting an Iranian envoy to respond that Tehran was under no obligation to provide an answer.

Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that any failure by Tehran to extend the monitoring agreement would be a "serious concern" for broader negotiations.

Parties involved in the talks on reviving the deal, which began in April in Vienna, have said major issues are still to be resolved before the nuclear deal can be reinstated.

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