Iran denies reports on Isfahan uranium conversion facility
Azerbaijan, Baku, Nov. 28 / Trend A.Badalova, T.Jafarov /
All activities of Iran's Isfahan uranium conversion facility (UCF) are under control of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Fars agency reported with the reference to the Head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization Firudin Abbasi.
Abbasi said that the security of facility is fully ensured, and so far those who live nearby the facility were not affected.
Earlier Mehr with the reference to the head of Iran's emergency services Gholamreza Massoumi reported that some of the workers of UCF have been experiencing some health problems at work. Massoumi did not specify what kind of health problems the workers experienced.
There has also been no announcement made from the Isfahan's facility itself.
However several hours after the news was published, the Mehr news agency took it down, while it still remains online on several other websites.
According to Abbasi, any kind of incidents may occure in every plant.
"However it does not mean that such events lead to the spread of radioactive substances," Abbasi said.
He added that such kind of incident has not been taken place in UCF recently.