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Thursday, 30 August 2012 - 12:47
Iran to start summit under sharper UN nuclear scrutiny
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Iran was to lift the curtain on a summit of non-aligned states it presented as a diplomatic triumph today, but the event threatened to be upstaged by intensified UN scrutiny of its nuclear programme.

UN chief Ban Ki-moon, in Tehran, spent the eve of the summit telling Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad they needed to provide "concrete" steps to ease the showdown over their country's disputed atomic activities.

Meanwhile, the International Atomic Energy Agency has unveiled the creation of a special Iran "task force" to scrutinise Tehran's nuclear programme and its compliance with UN resolutions.

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