Resolution is first such criticism of Iran in eight years as European powers discuss issue.
The UN nuclear watchdog’s 35-nation board of governors has called on Iran to stop denying the agency access to two suspected former sites and to cooperate fully with it.
The endorsement of a resolution that was tabled by the European powers is the International Atomic Energy Authority’s first such criticism of Iran in eight years, and comes as the foreign ministers of France, Germany and the UK met in Berlin to discuss the nuclear issue.
The IAEA’s director general, Rafael Grossi, has reported repeated denials of access to the two sites, and the US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has accused Iran of unprecedented obstruction.
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WNU Editor: Here is an easy prediction. Iran is going to say no.
International nuclear watchdog puts pressure on Iran to cooperate, ‘immediately comply’ with safeguards — FOX News
UN Nuclear Watchdog Ramps Up Pressure On Iran To Access Sites — RFE
UN nuclear watchdog calls on Iran to open suspected sites to inspectors — Middle East Eye
UN nuclear monitor pressures Iran for access to sites — Al Jazeera
UN nuclear watchdog tells Iran to allow site inspections — The National