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Iran calls on IAEA to stop publishing "secret information", condemns "psychological warfare"

Iran calls on IAEA to stop publishing “secret information”, condemns “psychological warfare”

MADRID, October 28 (European press) –

The Iranian authorities demanded the International Atomic Energy Agency to stop publishing what it describes as classified information and denounced the existence of a “psychological war” against Tehran.

The spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, Behrouz Kamalvandi, confirmed that the agency has published details of Iran’s nuclear activities in its periodic reports that are inconsistent with its statute and jurisdiction.

In statements made by the Iranian foreign minister, he said, “Given the frequent publication of Iranian documents, it seems that there is a trend underway under the influence of certain countries with certain goals, part of which is to wage psychological warfare.” IRIB TV channel.

Thus, she stated that these reports are published “when a major event or distraction occurs” and stressed that “there is no other reason to publish this information.”

Kamalvandi stressed that it was “inappropriate” for the IAEA to publish technical details about a country’s nuclear activities without justifying its motives, and said the agency had been doing so with regard to Iran “for a long time.”

In this sense, he stressed that the organization does not have the same attitude towards other countries, and stressed that Tehran was transparent in its information, according to the Iranian Mehr news agency.

For this reason, Kamalvandi said that “it appears that (the International Atomic Energy Agency) is publishing these reports to damage (Iran’s) image” and warned that Tehran “may have to take measures to put an end to this situation.”

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The IAEA spokesperson’s comments came after Iran confirmed that nuclear negotiations in Vienna on the 2015 agreement would resume within a month, after a meeting with the ‘second’ man in the Foreign Action Service, Enrique Blackberry.

“We agreed to start negotiations before the end of November. The exact date will be announced within the next week,” chief Iranian negotiator Bagheri Kani said in a post on social media after the meeting on Wednesday.

Iran announced the withdrawal of its commitments on several points of the 2015 nuclear deal after the United States unilaterally withdrew from the agreement in 2018, although Iranian authorities have argued that these steps could be undone if the United States withdraws and reinstates sanctions. to agree.