The delegation from the International Atomic Energy Agency
(IAEA) and Iranian officials on Tuesday started their new round of
talks on Iran's nuclear program, state-run Press TV channel
reported on its website.
The IAEA delegation is headed by the agency's Deputy
Director-General Olli Heinonen and the Iranian side is led by
deputy head of Iran's Supreme National Security Council Javad
Vaeedi, the report said.
Deputy chief of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization for
international and planning affairs Mohammad Saeedi and Iranian
Ambassador to IAEA Ali Asghar Soltanieh will also attend the
The IAEA delegation, which arrived in Tehran early Tuesday
morning, will stay in Iran for "two or three days," the official
IRNA news agency quoted Soltanieh as saying earlier.
The talks are "only related to expert issues," including topics
related to P1 and P2 centrifuges, which are used for uranium
enrichment, Soltanieh said.
The new round of Iran-IAEA talks is being held based on an
agreement reached between the two sides in August which called for
removing all outstanding issues on Iran's nuclear program upon a
(Xinhua News Agency October 10, 2007)