Iran will voluntarily allow the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to carry out inspections and monitoring, the IAEA said in a statement.
As mentioned, details of future cooperation will be agreed at a meeting of specialists to be held in Tehran soon. It should be noted that the agreement was reached against the background of reports of uranium enrichment in the country up to 84%.
On Saturday, IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi announced his intention to reach an agreement with Iran that would help relaunch the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA, the nuclear deal).
Earlier in February, Western media reported that the IAEA had found 84% enriched uranium in Iran, that is, suitable for creating nuclear weapons. The Iranian side considered the publication a “distortion of facts”.
In 2015, the UK, Germany, China, Russia, the US, France and Iran signed a nuclear deal – the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which involved lifting sanctions in exchange for limiting Iran’s nuclear program. In 2018, the United States withdrew from the JCPOA and reintroduced sanctions against Tehran, which then announced a gradual reduction of its obligations under the agreement, lifting restrictions on nuclear research, centrifuges and levels. uranium enrichment.
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