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IAEA Chief: Iran Progressing With Nuclear Program Despite Sanctions

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International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspector, Herman Nackaerts, arriving for talks at Vienna's Iranian embassy on May 14. Photo:EPA/Herbert Pfarrhofer.

Jerusalem Post – VIENNA – Iran is making “steady progress” in expanding its nuclear program despite international sanctions that do not seem to be slowing it down, the UN nuclear agency chief told Reuters on Monday.

Yukiya Amano, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), also said he remained committed to dialogue with Iran to address concerns of possible military dimensions to its nuclear activity. But no new meeting had yet been set after 10 rounds of talks since early 2012, he said.

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