Newspaper article International Herald Tribune

Talks with Iran Yield Little, Says a U.N. Official

Newspaper article International Herald Tribune

Talks with Iran Yield Little, Says a U.N. Official

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An official of the U.N. nuclear agency said Thursday that talks in Iran had ended inconclusively and that agency inspectors had not been given access to a site that they suspect may have been used for testing bomb triggers.

A senior official of the United Nations' nuclear supervisory agency said Thursday that talks in Iran had ended inconclusively and that international inspectors had not been given access to a site that they suspect may have been used for testing bomb triggers.

The talks, which were held on Wednesday in Tehran, "could not finalize" a document that "once agreed, should facilitate the resolution of outstanding issues regarding possible military dimensions of Iran's nuclear program," said the official, Herman Nackaerts, the deputy director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Mr. Nackaerts said the officials had not been not granted access to the Parchin military site, which is about 30 kilometers, or 20 miles, south of Tehran and which inspectors want to examine for evidence of bomb trigger tests. …

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