Western powers told Iran it must step up cooperation with a UN watchdog's investigation into suspected atomic bomb research by the country if it wants to get a broader nuclear deal that would ease sanctions.
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Iran has started taking action to comply with the terms of an extended agreement with six world powers over its disputed atomic activities, a UN nuclear watchdog report obtained by Reuters on Wednesday showed.
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Iran faced Western pressure on Wednesday to speed up its promised cooperation with a UN nuclear watchdog investigation into suspected atomic bomb research by Tehran, something the Islamic state denies.
The UN nuclear watchdog chief praised Iran on Monday for showing increased openness about its disputed nuclear programme but made clear Tehran must do more to fully address questions about suspected atomic bomb research.
The UN nuclear watchdog appears no closer to finding out what happened at a military site at the centre of its investigation into suspected atom bomb research by Iran, despite signs Tehran is becoming more co-operative.
Iran said it had completed watering down and converting more than 200 kilograms (440 lb) of enriched uranium under a deal reached in Geneva last November with world powers over its disputed nuclear programme.
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The UN nuclear watchdog said on Friday it had not prepared a report with new information about suspected atomic bomb research in Iran, after Israel urged it to go public with all information it has regarding such suspicions.
Iran has agreed to take seven practical, preliminary measures on nuclear cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) by May 15, it said in a joint statement with the UN nuclear watchdog on Sunday.
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Iran resumed talks on its nuclear programme with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Saturday, the official IRNA news agency said, in discussions expected to broach sensitive military-related issues.
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