December 21, 2012

The Cat and Mouse Game between Tehran and the IAEA

Over the past decade, Tehran has not succeeded in dispelling a pall of suspicion cast over its nuclear programme.

Over the past decade, Tehran has not succeeded in dispelling a pall of suspicion cast over its nuclear programme.


www.iaea.org/About/statute.html).
2 Agreement between Iran and the IAEA for the Application of Safeguards in Connection with the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (www.iaea.org/Publications/Documents/Infcircs/Other…). The IAEA has concluded similar agreements with other parties to the NPT.
3 In 2011, IAEA inspectors spent 518 full working days and 882 verification days on Iran, making Iran the second- most inspected nation after Japan. At the same time, it should be kept in mind that last year Japan was the focus of attention due to Fukushima and that it has 321 nuclear facilities or facilities where nuclear material is processed (Iran has 17).
4 See the first report on Iran in 2003 (www.iaea.org/Publications/Documents/Board/2003/gov…).
5 www.iaea.org/Publications/Documents/Board/2011/gov….
6 www.aljazeera.com/news/americas/2012/09/2012927154….
7 thediplomat.com/2012/07/08/kenneth-waltz-on-why-ir….

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