TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- A senior inspector of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) arrived in Iran on Saturday to monitor the implementation of the first step of Teheran's interim nuclear deal, Press TV reported.
Massimo Aparo, who arrived ahead of an IAEA delegation, is scheduled to meet with officials from the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), according to the report.
"The delegation of the agency's inspectors, headed by Mr. Aparo, will report the start of Iran's voluntary measures to the agency on Jan. 20, thus the first step in implementing the Geneva Joint Plan of Action officially will begin," Behrouz Kamalvandi, the AEOI spokesman, was quoted as saying.
On Sunday, Iran and the major world powers finalized an agreement to start the implementation of the Geneva nuclear deal from Jan. 20.
IAEA board meeting to discuss implementation of agreement with Iran on Jan. 24
VIENNA, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- The UN nuclear agency will hold a board meeting on January 24 to consult with board members regarding the implementation of the Joint Plan of Action on the Iranian nuclear program, the agency chief announce on Wednesday.
"I welcome the recent announcement by the EU High Representative Catherine Ashton regarding the implementation of the Joint Plan of Action on the Iranian nuclear program," said Yukiya Amano, the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Full story