Copy of Iran ‘side deal’ backs reports Tehran would have major role in nuke site inspections

Copy of Iran ‘side deal’ backs reports Tehran would have major role in nuke site inspections
Ayatollahs 2015 in Fridaus Square, Baghdad: all Iranian, with combat mosque imagery. (Image: WaPo, Liz Sly)

A draft document exclusively obtained by Fox News supports reports that Iran would play a major role in inspections at its controversial Parchin nuclear site, by providing U.N. inspectors with crucial materials.

The so-called side deal, labeled “Separate arrangement II,” says Iran will “provide to the [International Atomic Energy Agency]” photos and videos of locations and environmental samples, “taking into account military concerns.”

Details of the arrangement were first reported by the Associated Press.

 

The agreement also provides that the agency would ensure the “technical authenticity” of activities — in other words, ensuring nuclear work was not meant for weapons development — but the IAEA would use Iran’s “authenticated equipment.”

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