Iran says it will cooperate with UN nuke watchdog
ReutersVIENNA--Iran's new envoy to the U.N. nuclear agency said on Thursday he would cooperate with it to “overcome existing issues once and for all,” potentially signalling a more flexible approach from Tehran's new administration.
September 13, 2013, 12:06 am TWN
But Ambassador Reza Najafi, at his first board meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), also repeated Iran's position that it would not give up what it sees as its right to a peaceful nuclear energy program.
Iran is at loggerheads with Western powers in particular, who fear its nuclear program may be designed to give it the capacity to build nuclear weapons. Tehran denies the accusation.