Provide reports on Iran nuke programmes, UN told

VIENNA. — The United States is urging the UN agency to provide detailed reporting on Tehran’s compliance to a landmark nuclear deal crimping its atomic programmes.

The request comes after a recent report from the UN’s International Atomic Energy Agency that some Western nations among the six countries that struck the deal with Iran find too light on specifics.

In contrast, Russia and China, which are also among the six, are content with the report.

Chief US IAEA delegate Henry S. Ensher yesterday told the IAEA’s 35-nation board that “robust and detailed reporting on Iran’s implementation of its commitments” remains vital even with the agreement now in effect.

Pre-deal IAEA reports were more in-depth than the one issued last month —the first since the agreement was implemented. — AFP.

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