UN nuclear agency confident of cooperation with Trump administration
The chief of UN nuclear agency on Monday said the agency is confident of having "good cooperation" with the new U.S. administration, APA reports quoting Xinhua.
In an attempt to brush aside fears surrounding U.S. President Donald Trump's stance towards the Iranian nuclear deal, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukiya Amano told reporters: "I am confident that we can have very good cooperation with the United States in the future."
He said he met with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Washington last week to discuss nuclear issues including the Iranian nuclear deal which was signed in 2015.
Amano said he was pleased with his meeting with members of the new U.S. administration, noting his agency is monitoring the implementation of the deal.
"We have the strongest verification regime in Iran while the nuclear activities of Iran are reduced," he told reporters.
IAEA said Iran is cooperating with the agency to implement the Iranian nuclear deal.
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