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May 4, 2012 2:07 pm

IAEA Makes First Demand Clear to Iran: Need to See Parchin Military Site

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Satellite image of Iran's Parchin nuclear facility. The IAEA suspects it to have military elements. Photo: Institute for Science and International Security.

JPost/Reuters – Gaining access to a key Iranian military facility will be the priority for the UN nuclear watchdog when it resumes talks with the Islamic state in mid-May, agency head Yukiya Amano said on Friday.

Amano, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), said the Vienna-based UN body did not yet have a “positive response” from Iran regarding the request for nuclear inspectors to be allowed to visit the Parchin site.

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