Hirunews Logo
Iran+to+start+summit+under+sharper+UN+nuclear+scrutiny
Thursday, 30 August 2012 - 12:47
Iran to start summit under sharper UN nuclear scrutiny
14

Shares
1,706

Views

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.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
330 Views
10,181 Views
4,732 Views
3,722 Views
241 Views
5,449 Views
Top