U.N. nuclear watchdog inspects second Iranian site as agreed with Tehran

FILE PHOTO: The flag of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) flutters in front of its headquarters in Vienna, Austria September 9, 2019. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

VIENNA (Reuters) – The U.N. nuclear watchdog has inspected the second of two suspected former secret atomic sites in Iran, as agreed with Tehran last month in a deal that ended a standoff over access, the agency said on Wednesday.

“As part of an agreement with Iran to resolve safeguards implementation issues specified by the IAEA, the Agency has this week conducted a complementary access at the second location in the country and took environmental samples,” the International Atomic Energy Agency said in a statement.

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