Un Inspectors

  • UN inspectors arrive Syria to probe use of chemical weapon August 18, 2013

    UN inspectors have arrived in the Syrian capital, Damascus, on a mission to probe for the alleged use of chemical weapons. The 20-member team comprising inspectors and assistants were driven in a convoy of seven cars. They arrived at a five-star hotel in the heart of Damascus today and were whisked away from...
  • Iran defiant on enrichment ahead of possible nuclear talks December 19, 2012

    Dubai: Iran will not stop higher-grade uranium enrichment in response to external demands; its top nuclear energy official was quoted as saying on Tuesday, signalling a tough bargaining stance ahead of planned new talks with world powers. The West wants Iran to halt enrichment of uranium to a fissile concentration of...
  • UN inspectors arrive in Iran for nuclear talks February 21, 2012

    Tehran: Senior UN inspectors arrived in Iran on Monday to push for transparency about its disputed nuclear program and several European states halted purchases of Iranian oil as part of Western moves to pile pressure on a defiant Tehran. Iran denies Western accusations that it is covertly seeking the means to...
  • Iran bars 38 UN nuclear inspectors June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: Iran has barred 38 inspectors on a UN list from entering the country to carry out visits to Iran's nuclear facilities. In what appears to be a measured retaliation to the limited trade sanctions imposed by UN, Iran barred the entry of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspectors...