Rafael Grossi

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  • Rafael Grossi 2021-01-12 12:16

    Rafael Grossi: Iran is progressing "quite rapidly" in 20% enrichment

    TEHRAN – The director-general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has said Iran is moving very fast in enriching uranium to the purity of 20%.

  • Nuclear 2021-01-11 21:38

    Iran serious about its recent nuclear decisions

    TEHRAN – Iran has moved “quite rapidly” to raise the level of uranium enrichment to 20% after it informed the UN atomic watchdog of its intention. The move came a few days after Iran submitted a letter in this regard to the International Atomic Energy Agency. Iran is now warning that it will expel the IAEA inspectors in a few weeks if sanctions are not lifted by February.

  • 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.

  • Grossi 2020-12-18 20:39

    By M.A. Saki

    Serious doubts about Grossi’s intentions 

    Rafael Grossi, the director general of the Atomic Energy Agency, has said reviving Iran’s nuclear deal under U.S. President-elect Joe Biden would require striking a new agreement setting out how Iran’s reduction of commitments should be reversed.

  • Kazem Gharibabadi 2020-12-18 20:18

    Iran hits back at IAEA chief’s call for new agreement, says JCPOA not renegotiable

    TEHRAN – There will be no renegotiations on the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and even if the deal is revived there would also be no need for a new document on the UN atomic watchdog’s role in implementing the deal, Iran said in response to UN atomic watchdog chief Rafael Grossi’s remarks on the need to strike a new agreement to revive the Iran deal.

  • IAEA 2020-12-12 21:53

    Iran urges IAEA to be ‘independent, professional and impartial’

    TEHRAN – Iranian Ambassador and Permanent Representative to International Organizations in Vienna Kazem Gharibabadi has called on the International Atomic Energy Organization (IAEA) to remain professional and impartial.

  • gharibabadi 2020-12-11 13:06

    Envoy criticizes IAEA chief’s assessment of new Iranian law

    TEHRAN — Iran’s ambassador and permanent representative to the Vienna-based international organizations has criticized the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency’s remarks, saying the IAEA is only responsible with monitoring and verifying Iran’s nuclear-related measures.

  • Rafael Grossi 2020-10-11 12:51

    Iran short of ‘significant quantity’ of material for nukes: IAEA

    TEHRAN — International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) chief Rafael Grossi has said Iran is not in possession of enough enriched uranium to develop nuclear weapons.

  • IAEA Grossi 2020-10-02 21:27

    'JCPOA is very much alive for the countries that are adhering to it'

    Rafael Grossi says IAEA carried 400 inspections in Iran last year

    TEHRAN — Rafael Grossi, the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), has said that the UN watchdog carried out more than 400 inspections in Iran last year.

  • Grossi 2020-09-21 20:00

    Grossi verifies non-diversion of nuclear material declared by Iran

    TEHRAN — Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Rafael Mariano Grossi has verified the non-diversion of nuclear material declared by Iran.

  • Grossi, Baharvand 2020-09-15 18:32

    Grossi calls Iran an important partner of IAEA

    TEHRAN - Rafael Grossi, the director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, has said that Iran is an important partner of the Agency.

  • Rafael Grossi 2020-09-14 18:02

    Grossi welcomes Iran-IAEA agreement

    TEHRAN - Rafael Grossi, the director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, has said that he welcomes an agreement between the Agency and Iran which he hopes “will reinforce cooperation and enhance mutual trust”.

  • JCPOA Joint Commission 2020-09-01 14:50

    JCPOA parties meet amid U.S. isolation 

    The signatories to the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the JCPOA, meet in Vienna on Tuesday. 

  • 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.

  • Kamalvandi 2020-08-25 14:56

    Iran says expects ties with IAEA to be based on mutual commitments

    TEHRAN – Iran expects its relations with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to be based on legal commitments of both sides, spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) has said.

  • Rafael 2020-08-25 12:58

    Tehran says won’t succumb to illegal requests over its nuclear program

    TEHRAN – Iran’s nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi, who held talks on Tuesday with IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi, said Iran has not succumbed to illegal requests and will never succumb to such requests.

  • 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.

  • Zarif 2020-08-24 14:47

    Zarif: IAEA chief’s Iran visit not related to U.S. snapback move

    TEHRAN — Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said the forthcoming visit to Tehran by International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director-General Rafael Grossi has nothing to do with Washington’s efforts to trigger the so-called snapback of UN sanctions against Iran.

  • Rafael Grossi 2020-08-22 18:36

    IAEA chief to visit Iran on Monday

    TEHRAN - Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency Rafael Grossi is scheduled to visit Iran on Monday.

  • Rafael Grossi 2020-08-21 18:32

    IAEA chief mulling over visit to Iran: NHK

    TEHRAN - NHK has learned that the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Rafael Grossi, is planning to visit Iran for the first time.

  • Zarif 2020-06-19 12:25

    Iran has 'nothing to hide', Zarif tells Europeans

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Thursday reacted to a draft resolution submitted to the International Atomic Energy Agency’s Board of Governors by the Europeans, saying that Tehran has "nothing to hide".

  • Rafael Grossi 2020-06-15 18:31

    By staff and agency

    IAEA to continue verification in Iran

    Rafael Grossi, the director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, said on Monday that the agency continues to verify the non-diversion of nuclear material declared by Iran under its Safeguards Agreement.

  • 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.”

  • Rafael Grossi 2020-03-09 18:35

    By staff and agency

    UN atomic watchdog: Iran still providing nuclear site access

    Rafael Grossi, the director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, said on Monday that Iran continues to provide international inspectors access to its nuclear facilities, even after its announcement it was no longer bound by “any restrictions” of the landmark 2015 deal with world powers, known as the JCPOA.

  • Islamic Revolution anniversary 2020-02-11 17:52

    Foreign leaders congratulate Iran on Islamic Revolution anniversary

    TEHRAN - Top officials from various countries have congratulated Iran on the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution which fell on Tuesday, February 11.

  • Rafael Grossi 2020-02-05 00:14

    By staff and agency

    Grossi: Iran’s cooperation with IAEA has not been interrupted

    Rafael Grossi, the new director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, has said that the cooperation of Iran as an inspected state has not been interrupted.

  • Rafael Grossi 2019-12-10 17:35

    IAEA chief vows to act fairly towards Tehran

    TEHRAN – Rafael Grossi, the new director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, has promised to act fairly and independently towards Tehran.

  • Rafael Grossi 2019-12-08 19:24

    IAEA’s Grossi reiterates he seeks to establish constructive relations with Iran

    TEHRAN - Rafael Grossi, the new director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, has reiterated his aim to establish “constructive relationship” with Iran.

  • Rafael Grossi 2019-12-04 23:10

    IAEA chief says may meet Iranian officials in Vienna

    TEHRAN – The new UN nuclear watchdog chief said on Tuesday he may hold talks with Iranian officials who will be in Vienna later this week for a meeting of the remaining JCPOA parties.