Iran will set a date for a UN nuclear inspection of a uranium mine, an Iranian envoy said before talks on Wednesday between Tehran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
Under a co-operation pact signed last month to h
Gulf states called on Iran yesterday to fully co-operate with the UN nuclear watchdog in implementing a landmark deal with major powers.
Foreign ministers of the GCC member states also urged quick action to end the Syrian conflict
The United Nations atomic energy watchdog and Iran on Monday signed a joint statement on future cooperation to resolve remaining nuclear issues.
The agreement is a step towards resolving concerns of the International Atomic Energy
Iran's deputy foreign minister pledged a "new approach" to resolving UN concerns about its nuclear programme as he began talks on Monday on easing a deadlock over an investigation into suspicions of illicit nuclear bomb research by
Iran said on Monday it wanted to settle a decade-old nuclear dispute with the West that has raised fears of a new Middle East war, but the United States said it must back words with action.
New Iranian atomic energy chief Ali Akba
The United States and Russia, already at odds over Syria - clashed further on Monday over whether the UN nuclear agency should analyse the possible risks involved if a reactor near Damascus were to be hit during US-led military strikes.
GCC states are developing a regional emergency response system in case of nuclear or radiological disaster, a report said.
The Regional Radiological and Nuclear Emergency Preparedness Plan is the first of its kind and aims to equi
Iran has installed about 1,000 advanced uranium enrichment centrifuges and is set to test them, a UN nuclear report showed, a development likely to worry Western powers hoping for a change of course under the country's new president.
Significant progress was made last year in strengthening nuclear safety around the world, the UN atomic watchdog said in its annual review, despite the "challenge" posed by a large number of ageing reactors.
Bahrain is ready to "open a new page" in relations with Iran - provided it proves its commitment to stop interfering in the internal affairs of the Gulf, said a top government official.
Tehran should also ensure it fully