Iran failing to provide answers: New UN report

The Iranian regime is still failing to provide answers to questions related to its military dimension of its nuclear activities, the UN atomic watchdog said Friday.

The International Atomic Energy Agency said in a new quarterly report on Friday: “Iran has not provided any explanations” on two issues that Tehran had undertaken to clarify by August 25.

The Iranian regime and the IAEA have agreed to a “technical meeting to further discuss the two outstanding practical measures … but not before November 24,” said the report, not yet public but seen by AFP.

The Iranian regime and six world powers are seeking a separate landmark deal by November 24 but this concerns Iran’s current and declared activities, most notably its uranium enrichment facilities.

The United States envoy to the IAEA, Laura Kennedy, said in September that the watchdog’s allegations “must be addressed as part of any comprehensive” wider deal between Iran and world powers.

“Only when this happens will it be possible to have confidence that Iran’s nuclear program is and will remain exclusively peaceful,” she told reporters.

Meanwhile on Friday, the U.S. Representative Office of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI-US) will unveil previously undisclosed information on the Iranian regime’s illicit nuclear weapons-related activities at Parchin military facility in Tehran.

The names of key officials, foreign experts and organizations involved in such clandestine activities and their responsibilities at Parchin will also be revealed.

Relying on intelligence provided by its main component, the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK), the NCRI has exposed several dozen nuclear sites, directly involved in nuclear weapons-related activities since 2002.
Twelve years ago in August, the NCRI disclosed that the existence secret uranium enrichment facility in Natanz and the heavy water facility in Arak.

The NCRI’s revelations triggered for the first time the inspection of Iranian nuclear sites by the International Atomic Energy Agency and the Security Council’s sanctions regime against Tehran.

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