TEHRAN,Iran (AP) — Iran is defending its choice to dam an U.N. inspector from a nuclear web site final week.
A spokesman for Iran’s atomic company, Behrouz Kamalvandi, mentioned Saturday that the Iranian authorities “legally talking” had finished nothing incorrect in blocking the feminine inspector from its Natanz nuclear facility on Oct. 28.
Iran alleges the inspector examined optimistic for suspected traces of explosive nitrates. The U.N.’s nuclear watchdog has disputed the declare.
It marked the primary recognized occasion of Iran blocking an inspector amid tensions over its collapsing nuclear cope with world powers. The U.S. unilaterally withdrew from the deal over a 12 months in the past.
State TV carried Kamalvandi’s remarks from the Fordo nuclear web site. He mentioned Iran hasn’t imposed any restriction on inspections, however warned towards utilizing them for “sabotage and leaking data.”