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UN Nuclear Chief Expresses Alarm About Iran

Sunday, 11 Sep 2011 06:41 AM

 

VIENNA — The U.N. atomic agency chief said on Monday he was "increasingly concerned" about possible military aspects of Iran's nuclear programme and he urged Tehran to cooperate fully with his inspectors.

"Iran is not providing the necessary cooperation to enable the agency to provide credible assurance about the absence of undeclared nuclear material and activities in Iran," Yukiya Amano told the board of the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Iran denies Western accusations that it is seeking to develop nuclear weapons, saying its programme is aimed at generating electricity.

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