Iran disconnects some IAEA cameras at nuclear sites

SpaceWar.com reports: “Iran on Wednesday disconnected some of the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog’s monitoring cameras, the country’s Atomic Energy Organisation said in a statement, after Western nations accused Tehran of non-cooperation.

The move was announced after a resolution submitted by Britain, France, Germany and the United States to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to censure Iran, the first since June 2020 when a similar motion censuring Iran was adopted.

Iran said the disconnected cameras had been operating beyond the safeguard agreement between Tehran and the IAEA.

‘As of today, the relevant authorities have been instructed to cut off the On-Line Enrichment Monitor (OLEM) and the flow meter cameras of the agency,’ Iran’s nuclear organisation said in statement.

These cameras were operating as a ‘goodwill gesture’ which was not ‘appreciated’ by the IAEA but considered an ‘obligation’, it added…”

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