Jan 29, 2014, 11:47 AM
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IAEA inspectors in Bandar Abbas to visit Gachin mine

Tehran, Jan 29, IRNA - Inspectors of the UN nuclear watchdog arrived in Bandar Abbas in southern province of Hormuzgan to visit Gachin mine on Wednesday.

The four-man group will inspect the Gachin mine during their day-long stay.

Talking to IRNA, Spokesman of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Behrouz Kamalvandi said that the inspection will take place in line with a six-point agreement reached between Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency officials on November 11, 2013, for further cooperation between the two.

The IAEA inspectors will leave Tehran tonight after returning from Bandar Abbas, he said.

The agreement was signed by Head of the AEOI Ali-Akbar Salehi and the IAEA Director-General Yukiya Amano in Tehran.

According to the agreement, Iran allowed the IAEA experts to inspect Arak heavy water facility and Gachin mine.