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Iran halts higher-grade uranium enrichment: IAEA report

By Fredrik Dahl VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran has halted its most disputed nuclear activity under a ground-breaking deal with six world powers, a confidential U.N. atomic agency report obtained by Reuters showed, paving the way for the easing of some Western sanctions against Tehran. The report by the International Atomic Energy Agency also said Iran had begun diluting its stockpile of uranium enriched to the fissile concentration of 20 percent - a level that took it closer to the capability of producing fuel for an atom bomb.

IAEA team arrives in Tehran for nuclear visits

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A team of inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) arrived in Tehran on Saturday, another step towards implementing a landmark nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers which was finalized last week, according to the semi-official Fars News agency. The team, led by nuclear engineer Massimo Aparo, will begin reporting to the IAEA on Monday, marking the official start of the deal, according to the Islamic Republic News Agency.

IAEA says Iran asked for nuclear talks postponement to February 8

By Fredrik Dahl VIENNA (Reuters) - The U.N. nuclear watchdog said on Tuesday a planned meeting with Iran next week to discuss steps meant to ease concerns over its nuclear program has been pushed back to February 8 at Tehran's request.

Iran, IAEA talks postponed amid nuclear deal preparations

Negotiations for transparency of Tehran's nuclear drive with the UN nuclear watchdog have been postponed until February while Iran and world powers prepare to implement a landmark nuclear deal, officials said Tuesday. Talks with International Atomic Energy Agency experts, which are also examining long-standing allegations of past nuclear weapons research by Tehran, were originally scheduled for January 21 in the Iranian capital.

U.N. watchdog eyes increased Iran presence to verify nuclear deal

By Fredrik Dahl VIENNA (Reuters) - The U.N. atomic watchdog is considering increasing its presence in Iran to better handle an extra workload in verifying Tehran is carrying out a deal with world powers to curb its nuclear program, diplomats said. Facing an expanded role as a result of the November 24 accord, the International Atomic Energy Agency is likely to need more inspectors in Iran and is also examining whether to set up a small, temporary office there, they said.

Iran, IAEA hold productive nuclear talks, new meeting on January 21

VIENNA (Reuters) - The U.N. nuclear agency and Iran held a productive meeting over Tehran's nuclear activities on Wednesday and will have a new round of talks in Tehran on January 21, they said in a joint statement. (Reporting by Fredrik Dahl; Editing by Jon Boyle)

IAEA to seek progress on Iran nuclear probe in Tehran talks

By Fredrik Dahl VIENNA (Reuters) - The U.N. nuclear watchdog signaled on Wednesday it would press Iran at talks in Tehran next month over concerns the Islamic Republic may have researched how to develop atomic bombs. Chief U.N. nuclear inspector Tero Varjoranta made the comments after what he and Iranian envoy Reza Najafi both described as a "productive" meeting held at the Vienna headquarters of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

IAEA visit to Arak nuclear facility proves Iran's transparency: lawmakers

IAEA visit to Arak nuclear facility proves Iran's transparency: lawmakers TEHRAN, Dec. 9 (Xinhua) -- The recent visit of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspectors to Iran's Arak heavy water reactor is an indication of Iran's transparency, Iranian lawmakers were quoted as saying by local media on Monday.

IAEA visit to Arak nuclear facility proves Iran's transparency: lawmakers

IAEA visit to Arak nuclear facility proves Iran's transparency: lawmakers TEHRAN, Dec. 9 (Xinhua) -- The recent visit of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspectors to Iran's Arak heavy water reactor is an indication of Iran's transparency, Iranian lawmakers were quoted as saying by local media on Monday.

IAEA assures Mexican public after radioactive material located

Vienna, Dec 5 (EFE).- The International Atomic Energy Agency said Thursday after stolen radioactive medical material was recovered in central Mexico that the general public was not in danger. "Based on the information available, the Mexican authorities and the IAEA believe the general public is safe and will remain safe," the U.N.'s nuclear agency said in a press release.
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