1. On Friday 5 March 2004 the Agency received a Note Verbale (No. 350-1-5/1990) from the Permanent Mission of Iran attaching “Comments and Explanatory Notes by the Islamic Republic of Iran on the Report of the IAEA Director General (GOV/2004/11)” (reproduced as INFCIRC/628 of 5 March 2004).
2. The Note Verbale states that “While Iran recognizes the professionalism and hard work of the Secretariat, it is necessary to clarify a number of inadvertent omissions in the report and augment the
information in other parts”. In response to the request of a number of Member States, the Secretariat’s response to Iran’s comments and explanatory notes is found below.