After months of stonewalling and intransigence, Iran evaded censure by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Sunday by making the minimal concession of allowing IAEA inspectors to access surveillance cameras at Iranian nuclear sites.
On Tuesday, U.S. officials revealed that Iranian security guards have been physically harassing female inspectors since June, with up to seven incidents kept quiet until now.
Iran grudgingly allowed nuclear inspectors to access video cameras after IAEA chief Rafael Grossi visited Iran last week for meetings with Mohammad Eslami, director of the Atomic Energy Agency of Iran (AEOI).
“IAEA inspectors are permitted to service the identified equipment and replace their storage media which will be kept under the joint IAEA and AEOI seals in the Islamic Republic of Iran,” the U.N. and Iranian agencies said in a joint statement on Sunday.
“I am glad to say that today we were able to