Iran Reiterates Plans to Suspend Additional Protocol: Verification and Monitoring in the Islamic Republic of Iran in Light of United Nations Security Council Resolution 2231 (2015) (GOV/INF/2021/13)

Report by the Director General
February 16, 2021

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear
  1. This report of the Director General to the Board of Governors and, in parallel, to the United Nations Security Council (Security Council), is on the Islamic Republic of Iran’s (Iran’s) implementation of its nuclear-related commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). It provides an update on developments since the Director General’s previous reports.
  2. In a letter dated 15 February 2021, Iran informed the Agency that Iran “will stop the implementation of voluntary transparency measures as envisaged in the JCPOA, as of February 23, 2021”, as follows:
  • Provisions of the Additional Protocol to the CSA
  • Modified Code 3.1 of the subsidiary arrangements to Iran’s Safeguards Agreement
  • Use of modern technologies and long term presence of IAEA
  • Transparency measures related to uranium ore concentrate (UOC)
  • Transparency measures related to enrichment
  • Access pursuant to provisions of the JCPOA
  • Monitoring and verification of the implementation of the voluntary measures
  • Transparency measures related to centrifuge component manufacturing