IAEA Director General


  • MP 2022-06-08 21:28

    IAEA board resolution is ‘politically motivated’: senior MP

    TEHRAN – A senior Iranian lawmaker has decried the draft resolution submitted by the U.S. and its European allies to the UN nuclear watchdog’s Board of Governors as “politically motivated.”

  • Meeting 2022-06-06 21:49

    IAEA BoG resolution: a recipe for disaster

    TEHRAN – After a week of bombastic rhetoric, the International Atomic Energy’s 35-nation Board of Governors (BoG) convened a meeting amid reports of a possible censure against Iran, a move that could further complicate the situation around the already stalled talks in Vienna.

  • Amir Abdollahian 2022-06-06 21:37

    West will be liable for possible fallout of IAEA move against Iran, FM warns

    TEHRAN — Iran’s foreign minister on Sunday warned the drafters of a resolution against Iran at the IAEA Board of Governors, saying that the U.S. and the European trio of France, Britain and Germany will bear responsibility for all possible consequences.

  • رافائل گروسی 2022-03-04 20:19

    IAEA chief visits Iran as Vienna talks reach critical point

    TEHRAN – Rafael Grossi, the director-general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), is expected to pay a visit to Tehran on Saturday amid reports of an imminent deal in Vienna, where Iran and world powers are putting the final touches on how to revive a 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Grossi 2021-10-20 20:20

    What's the main obstacle to resuming Vienna talks?

    TEHRAN – As nuclear tensions soar between Iran and the West, grievances over the statements of the chief of the UN nuclear watchdog accumulate in Tehran.

  • Chief of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Mohammad Eslami and IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi 2021-09-12 22:18

    Iran calls talks with IAEA director constructive 

    TEHRAN - The new chief of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Mohammad Eslami on Sunday described his talks with IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi as “good and constructive”. 

  • Ambassador 2021-06-08 18:23

    Tehran rejects Grossi’s assessment on Iran-IAEA cooperation 

    TEHRAN - Iran’s ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has responded to the assessment of IAEA chief Rafael Grossi about the quality of cooperation between Iran and the UN body, advising him to avoid politicizing the Iranian nuclear program.

  • Ambassador 2021-06-03 01:15

    Senior Iranian diplomat elaborates on Salehi’s letter to IAEA chief

    TEHRAN - Iran’s envoy to the International Atomic Energy Agency, Kazem Gharibabadi, has given more details about the letter that Iran’s nuclear chief sent to IAEA Director-General Rafael Grossi.

  • IAEA 2021-06-01 19:50

    Iran nuclear chief sends letter to IAEA

    TEHRAN - Ali Akbar Salehi, head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), has sent a letter to the chief of the UN nuclear watchdog informing him that a February deal between Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency has expired but Iran decided to continue to store data related to monitoring activities. 

  • Gharibabadi 2021-04-23 19:44

    Change in mode of uranium enrichment ‘technical,’ Iran says

    TEHRAN – Iran’s ambassador to the Vienna-based international organizations has offered explanation about the country’s decision to change the mode by which it was producing uranium up to 60%, saying the decision was “technical.”

  • Rafael Grossi 2021-02-22 16:46

    Grossi, White House eager to avoid suggestion limits on inspectors in Iran was creating a crisis

    TEHRAN - The new limits to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspectors to the Iranian nuclear sites will be lighter than the Iran’s Parliament wanted, giving Western nations three months to assess if they can revive the 2015 nuclear agreement, according to the New York Times.

  • Grossi 2021-02-17 21:19

    IAEA director general to visit Iran on Saturday

    TEHRAN – Rafael Grossi, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, will pay a visit to Iran next week to discuss “technical” issues, Iran said on Wednesday.

  • Ambassador 2021-02-15 18:54

    Iran writes to IAEA, voices concerns on confidentiality of information

    TEHRAN – Iran has sent a lengthy letter to Rafael Grossi, director-general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, to inform him of Iran’s concerns about the leakage of the information that Iran has provided to the UN nuclear watchdog.

  • JCPOA 2020-12-19 22:04

    Grossi remarks spark suspicions about European-led extortion plan against Iran

    TEHRAN – The UN nuclear chief’s remarks on the need to hammer out a new nuclear agreement with Iran, which is in line with what the top German diplomat called “nuclear agreement plus,” sparked suspicions in Iran that the European signatories to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal – France, Germany and the UK (E3)- are not acting in good faith.

  • Zarif 2020-08-25 19:05

    IAEA should be impartial and professional: Zarif

    TEHRAN - At a meeting with IAEA Director-General Rafael Grossi on Tuesday, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif underlined the need for the UN nuclear watchdog to be “impartial” and “professional” in its dealings with Iran.

  • Natanz 2020-08-24 22:08

    Why Iran cannot trust the IAEA

    Broken trust

    TEHRAN - In a bid to address “outstanding questions”, Rafael Mariano Grossi, the director-general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), arrived in Tehran late on Monday amid Iran’s growing distrust of the IAEA.

  • mousavi 2020-03-11 19:01

    Iran says IAEA questions should be technical, legal

    TEHRAN- Foreign Ministry spokesman announced on Wednesday that Iran is only tasked to answer “legal and technical questions” by the International Atomic Agency Organization (IAEA).

  • Finaud 2020-03-11 13:46

    By Javad Heirannia

    'IAEA main weaknesses is relying on information provided by its members'

    TEHRAN - Marc Finaud, the former French Foreign Ministry spokesman, says that one of the main weaknesses of the Agency is not to have any means of collecting its own intelligence and relying on the information provided by its Member States.

  • Richard Nephew 2020-03-10 11:50

    By Javad Heirannia

    Israeli documents about Iran's nuclear program cannot be confirmed: Nephew

    TEHRAN –Richard Nephew, who served as the lead sanctions expert for the U.S. team negotiating with Iran, is of the opinion that “It is the IAEA's responsibility to investigate information that it receives.”

  • Yukiya Amano 2019-07-22 13:28

    IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano passes away at 72

    UN nuclear agency chief Yukiya Amano has passed away at the age of 72, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) announced on Monday.