The United Nations’ nuclear activity watchdog said Monday that it has not been able to access data necessary to keep track of Iran’s nuclear program since the end of February when Iran began restricting international inspections of its nuclear facilities.
The International Atomic Energy Agency made the revelation in a confidential document that was distributed to UN member countries and viewed by the Associated Press, which first reported on the contents of the document.
In the document, the IAEA said it has “not had access to the data from its online enrichment monitors and electronic seals, or had access to the measurement recordings registered by its installed measurement devices” since Feb. 23.
Last month, Iran said it would begin producing uranium enriched to 60%, close to the level needed to construct a nuclear weapon, for the first time after one of its nuclear facilities was attacked. Iran blamed the attack on Israel. Iran’s stockpile of enriched uranium is now estimated to be about