NPT Safeguards Agreement with the Islamic Republic of Iran (GOV/2023/26)

May 31, 2023

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  • Nuclear

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A. Introduction

1. This report of the Director General is on the implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement in the Islamic Republic of Iran (Iran). It also addresses the implementation of the Joint Statement agreed between the Director General and HE Mr Mohammad Eslami, the Vice-President of Iran and Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) on 4 March 2023 covering the implementation of Iran’s Safeguards Agreement, the outstanding safeguards issues and further verification and monitoring activities.

B. Background

2. The Agency is seeking explanations from Iran for the presence of uranium particles of anthropogenic origin identified by the Agency at three undeclared locations in Iran – Turquzabad (2019), Varamin (2020) and ‘Marivan’ (2020). The Director General has expressed his deep concern that nuclear material had been present at these undeclared locations.