The director of the Atomic Energy Agency of Iran, Mohamad Eslami, has rejected requests from the United States, the United Kingdom, France and Germany to reinstall cameras at the Karaj Nuclear Power Plant, as this is a procedure outside of the terms of the International Atomic Energy Agreement, adopted by the Islamic in 2015 Republic was signed.
As the Iranian authorities have stated on other occasions, the resumption of US sanctions and the lack of support they denounce from the rest of the international signatory states have led them to distance themselves more and more from the terms of the agreement of unofficial inquiries.
“It is a two-way agreement” between Iran and the world powers and “the Europeans and the Americans have not fulfilled their obligations,” lamented Eslami in an interview with the Iranian newspaper Entejab.
In June, the Iranian authorities announced that a centrifuge facility in Karaj, near Tehran, was the target of a foiled “sabotage plan”. Days later, the United States, Britain, France and Germany requested the installation of cameras in the center so the UN Atomic Energy Agency could verify that they were not conducting malicious operations.
Iran has distanced itself from the agreement, but has always stuck to its position that its nuclear program does not aim to develop a weapon of mass destruction, as Washington suspects, which has urged the Islamic Republic to resume talks. Vienna to reactivate the agreement.
Iran made the complete withdrawal of the sanctions reintroduced by the US a condition for its return after the now former US President Donald Trump decided in 2018, three years after his signing, to withdraw from the pact.