IAEA Report to Again Confirm Iran Abiding by Nuclear Deal

Will Also Detail Agreement on Investigation

The International Atomic Energy Agency and Iran were both quiet in the wake of a meeting earlier this week, leading to speculation of some new dispute on their ongoing “investigations” into Iran’s past activities.

Diplomats say the IAEA was just waiting for a Friday report to address the agreement, however, and will once again confirm that Iran is abiding by the P5+1 interim nuclear deal.

In addition to that, the report is also expected to address some new agreements on information sharing related to the investigations, and is expected to take the wind out of the sails of those alleging Iran is stonewalling them.

The IAEA has praised Iran for its quick implementation of the P5+1 interim pact, which expires in late July. Negotiations are ongoing to replace it with a permanent settlement, though they have only just started in talks on the wording of the text.

Author: Jason Ditz

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