Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei says Iran will not give up on its regional presence and peaceful nuclear program as two factors that contribute to the country’s national power.
Iran’s ambassador to international organizations in Vienna called IAEA chief remarks on nuclear program, 'nonrelevant' terms that have no place in IAEA’s documents.
AEOI announced on Saturday that the country is pursuing its scientific programs in the fields of health, agriculture, food, radiopharmaceuticals and stable isotopes in a precise and determined manner.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Mohsen Baharvand said the country will move forward with its cooperation with IAEA.
Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi said enrichment of uranium is underway at the country’s Fordow nuclear facility with 1,044 centrifuge machines.
The IAEA inspected one of the sites and took environmental samples there, one of the two reports obtained by Reuters said.
A July incident at Natanz nuclear facility in the central province of Isfahan had been caused by a blast as an act of sabotage.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry highlighted the country’s steady progress in the nuclear industry, saying Tehran does not face any operational restrictions on its nuclear program.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday that he has so far written six letters to activate the Dispute Resolution Mechanism (DRM) of the 2015 nuclear deal and will soon publish all his letters.
China opposes any measure leading to exacerbation of tensions over the Iranian nuclear program in the wake of the recent adoption of an anti-Iran resolution by the Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).