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UN official: Tehran's invitation of Amano welcomed

Nuclear Program Materials 7 July 2011 12:50
UN welcomed Iran's invitation of Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukiya Amano to inspect the country's nuclear installations.
UN official: Tehran's invitation of Amano welcomed

UN welcomed Iran's invitation of Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukiya Amano to inspect the country's nuclear installations, UN Under-Secretary-General for Disarmament Affairs Sergio de Queiroz Duarte said, IRNA reported.

Duarte added that any measure which helps improve confidence in the peaceful nature of Iran's nuclear activities would be appreciated.

He also recalled the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon believes that any measure in the field could help the international community build further confidence in the issue.

Duarte further stated that the invitation was a positive step which would help pave the way for continuation of mutual cooperation.

Late June, Iran's nuclear energy chief Fereydoun Abbasi-Davan invited Director General visit the Islamic state's nuclear facilities.

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