• U.N. nuclear officials conceded failure on Tuesday after an extraordinary two-day visit to Iran yielded no progress in clearing up allegations about the country’s pursuit of nuclear weapons technology.
  • Iran’s top leader again said his country has no intention of producing a nuclear weapon.
  • But the IAEA officials were barred from visiting a key testing facility known as Parchin, where some of the research was alleged to have occurred.
  • Intensive efforts were made to reach agreement on a document facilitating the clarification of unresolved issues in connection with Iran’s nuclear program, particularly those relating to possible military dimensions.Unfortunately, agreement was not reached on this document.
  • IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano called the visit’s outcome disappointing.