IAEA chief arrives in Tehran

Photo: IAEA chief arrives in Tehran / Iran

Head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Yukiya Amano, arrived in Tehran on Monday, IRNA reported.

Amano, accompanied by his chief inspector Herman Nackaerts and number two Rafael Mariano Grossi, was welcomed at the airport by Iran's IAEA envoy, Ali-Asghar Soltanieh, and a number of other officials.

During his one-day stay, Amano will hold talks with Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), Abbassi Davani, Secretary General of the Supreme National Security Council of Iran (SNSCI), Saeed Jalili, and Foreign Minister, Ali-Akbar Salehi.

Talking to IRNA Friday night, Salehi said Amano is visiting Iran to hold talks with Iranian officials on mutual cooperation.

Salehi said he had in Austria last year invited Amano to visit Iran.

He added that modality and new framework for cooperation to remove ambiguities and address IAEA questions will be discussed during talks with Amano.

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