ISIS Analysis of IAEA Iran Safeguards Report

February 19, 2015

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear
  • Military


David Albright, Serena Kelleher-Vergantini, Andrea Stricker, Paulina Izewicz, and Daniel Schnur


Institute for Science and International Security

On February 19, 2015 the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) released its report [on] the implementation of the NPT safeguards agreement in Iran and the status of Iran's compliance with United Nation Security Council resolutions.

Key Findings:

1) No progress has been achieved in this reporting period on resolving the IAEA's concerns on the possible military dimensions of Iran's nuclear program. In particular, Iran has not proposed any new practical measures to resolve this issue in a fourth step under the IAEA/Iran Framework for Cooperation. It has also not addressed the last two measures in the third step of the Framework for Cooperation that had been agreed upon in May 2014;

2) Suspicious activities continue at the Parchin military site which the IAEA states undermines its ability to conduct effective verification;

3) Iran's average daily production of 3.5 percent low enriched uranium (LEU) has decreased significantly compared to earlier periods. In light of this, point 2 discusses a relevant question;


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