Iran’s Khamenei urges cooperation with UN nuclear watchdog

SpaceWar.com reports: “Iran’s supreme leader on Sunday urged continued cooperation with the UN nuclear watchdog, while warning against succumbing to ‘bullying’ based on ‘unfounded claims’.

‘Cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) within the framework of safeguards regulations should be maintained,’ Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said during a meeting with Iranian nuclear scientists, experts and officials.

In his Sunday speech, the supreme leader said agreements could be reached in certain fields, but stressed that ‘the existing infrastructure of the nuclear industry should not be touched’.

Iran’s Atomic Energy Organisation ‘need not succumb to the pressure of unfounded claims and demands based on bullying’, Khamenei said, without specifying the demands or claims…”

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