Tehran (IP) - Highlighting Iran's openness to cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Eslami stated that 130 IAEA inspectors currently have access to Iranian nuclear sites, a move that demonstrates Iran's compliance with international norms and the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).

Iran PressIran news: Next week, Iran is set to host its inaugural nuclear science and technology conference, a significant event showcasing the country's dedication to peaceful nuclear advancements.

Mohammad Eslami, Vice President and Chairman of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, announced that the conference will feature 477 scholarly papers, with 180 presentations by international experts, highlighting global participation in this key scientific gathering.

The conference is expected to draw notable figures including Rafael Grossi, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), who will deliver a keynote address and engage in high-level discussions. Grossi's presence underscores the ongoing dialogue between Iran and the IAEA.

Eslami emphasized the cooperative spirit between Iran and the IAEA, noting that discussions on some issues are progressing, with some matters resolved and others still under negotiation. He reaffirmed Iran's commitment to the March 2024 statement—a pivotal framework agreement with the IAEA—and criticized the "destructive trend" in Western policies towards Iran.

In his remarks, Eslami also addressed concerns regarding the peaceful nature of Iran's nuclear program, pointing out that the IAEA has not found any evidence suggesting a deviation towards weaponization. He criticized the portrayal of Iran's nuclear activities by certain factions, particularly Israeli influences, as aggressive and non-peaceful.


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