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IAEA Iran visit opens window to restart nuclear diplomacy 

The nuclear watchdog International Atomic Energy Agency meets Tuesday, as an EU official says an agreement could be "positive” for Iran nuclear talks. 
Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Mohammad Eslami (R).

Iran may have staved off another censure resolution by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the UN nuclear watchdog, over its nuclear program and opened the door to another round of nuclear diplomacy after months of stalled talks over the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or Iran nuclear deal.

IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi’s visit to Iran March 3-4, which included a meeting with Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, came amidst heightened concerns after particles of uranium enriched at 83.7%, just below the weapons-grade level of 90%, were found at one of Iran’s nuclear facilities.

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