UN welcomes nuclear agreement between Iranian government and IAEA
The deputy spokesman for the UN secretary-general, Farhan Haqhas assured that welcomes the cooperation between the Government of Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency. (IAEA), adding that they have always encouraged the Iranian authorities and the agency to “work together.”
The deputy spokesman has also reproached the international attitude towards the Iranian nuclear program, assuring that. “they need to do what they can to de-escalate the situation.”and has assured that the UN continues to “encourage them to avoid anything that would contribute to an escalation of tensions”.
Still, they are cautious and Will wait to see “continued progress made by the IAEA in Iran.”but Farhan Haq insists they want the country to continue to cooperate: “It’s a crucial part of making sure that concerns about Iran’s nuclear program are fully addressed.”
Iranian authorities and the IAEA announced on Saturday an agreement to implement new control mechanisms to ensure the civilian nature of Iran’s nuclear program. and reactivate hitherto suspended mechanisms such as the operation of surveillance cameras at several nuclear facilities.
The director general of the international organization, Rafael Grossi.applauded on Monday the agreement reached during his visit to Tehran and said it is “very important”. to “establish a new basis, which is necessary if Iran resumes implementation of its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal.”
Iran announced the withdrawal of its commitments on several of the points of the 2015 nuclear agreement after the U.S. unilaterally pulled out of the pact in 2018, although Iranian officials have advocated that these steps can be reversed if Washington withdraws sanctions and returns to the deal. The cameras were deactivated and removed from the nuclear facilities in June 2022.