IAEA slams Iran’s inspector exclusion as ‘unjustified’

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The New Arab

The UN nuclear watchdog on Wednesday decried Iran’s decision to bar several inspectors as “extreme and unjustified,” saying it “directly and seriously affected” the agency’s work, marking a new low in relations between the two sides. Iran in September withdrew the accreditation of several inspectors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). The measure is the latest to raise tensions as a 2015 deal curbing Tehran’s nuclear programme in exchange for sanction relief has fallen apart. “Iran’s stance is not only unprecedented, but unambiguously contrary to the cooperation that is required,…

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