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IAEA's ElBaradei arrives in Tehran

January 11, 2008


Director-general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Mohamed ElBaradei, and his deputies arrived in Tehran early Friday morning.

IAEA Deputy Director General for Safeguards Olli Heinonen and IAEA Director of External Relations and Policy Coordination Vilmos Cserveny, are accompanying ElBaradei.

He and his deputies were welcomed by deputy head of Iranian Atomic Energy Organization for International Affairs Mohammad Saeedi.

ElBaradei will stay in Tehran from January 11-12 upon the invitation of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

During his visit, he is scheduled to meet several high-ranking Iranian officials.

ElBaradei's last visit to Iran was March 2006 and his first visit was in March 2002.

More on this issue:

IAEA's ElBaradei arrives in Teheran
Iran praises ElBaradei's trip
Top cleric: Close Iran nuclear case
IAEO: Iran's N-issue back on track
US Republicans leap to show resolve against Iran

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