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IAEA team inspects Iran's new nuke plant

world Updated: Oct 26, 2009 00:43 IST

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A team of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Sunday inspected Iran's new uranium enrichment plant near the city of Qom Sunday, media reports said.

The inspectors of the Vienna-based organistion will stay in the country till Tuesday, Xinhua reported.

Last month, Iran confirmed that it is building a new nuclear fuel enrichment plant. In reaction, the IAEA asked Tehran to provide detailed information and access to the new facility.

At a meeting between Iran and top envoys from the US, Russia, China, Britain, France and Germany in Geneva Oct 1, Iran's chief nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili said his government would allow UN inspectors to visit the site.