Nuclear watchdog chief: Inspections in Iran to be ''decisive''
The United Nations nuclear watchdog Head said on Tuesday that inspections to be carried out in the Islamic Republic of Iran would be "decisive" in verifying allegations that Tehran is covertly developing nuclear weapons.
"I think this is a decisive moment in our work in verifying Iran's nuclear program," Mohamed El-Baradei, chief of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) told reporters.
He added the inspectors would be leaving the Austrian capital of Vienna for Iran on Wednesday.
An October 31 deadline has been set by the United Nations Agency for Iran to prove that it is not secretly developing nuclear weapons - a charge that Tehran has denied. (Albawaba.com)
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