Tehran to respond Thursday to IAEA deal

Iran will send a representative to Vienna on Thursday to accept the framework of a proposed UN nuclear fuel deal, but will also present its own draft changes at the meeting.


Reuters - Iran’s envoy to the U.N. nuclear watchdog agency will present Tehran’s position on a draft nuclear fuel deal in Vienna on Thursday, the semi-official Mehr News Agency reported on Wednesday.

Mehr, citing an informed source in Vienna, said Ali Asghar Soltanieh would present Iran’s formal position to U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Mohamed ElBaradei.

Echoing a report by Iranian state television on Tuesday, Mehr said Iran would accept the framework of the agreement but also propose changes. It did not give details.


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