The negotiation talks failed between Iran and IAEA, after the former didn’t grant permission to the UN team for visiting “suspicious” nuclear site Parchin.
IAEA team was in Iran to discuss unresolved issues, but UN nuclear team said Iran didn’t allow them to visit key military area. IAEA said that the things didn't work out as they wanted to. IAEA officials were not allowed to access the controversial site for which they arrived.
In a statement International Atomic Energy Agency said,
“Intensive efforts were made to reach agreement on a document facilitating the clarification of unresolved issues in connection with Iran's nuclear programme. Unfortunately, agreement was not reached on this document.”
IAEA team was on visit to Iran for inspecting the nuclear sites, which Iran claimed were not meant for military use but to meet the energy demands and for civil purposes.
IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano in a statement said, they are engaged in constructing spirits and it is disappointing that Iran has not accepted their request to visit Parchin.
IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano said, “It is disappointing that Iran did not accept our request to visit Parchin during the first or second meetings. We engaged in a constructive spirit, but no agreement was reached.”
Iran’s take on the matter
Ali Asghar Soltanieh, Iran’s representative in IAEA said the negotiations will continue in the future, and the talk was intense and based on mutual understanding between Iran and IAEA.
Soltanieh said, “The talks had been intensive and covered co-operation and mutual understanding between Iran and the IAEA. These negotiations will continue in the future.”
IAEA visit to Iran was meant to clarify all substantial doubts surrounding Iran’s nuclear programme. The Visit to the controversialw as important because it might have resulted in resumption of talks between Iran and western countries.