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Cablegate: Goa Shares U.S. Concerns About Covert Uranium

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SUBJECT: GOA SHARES U.S. CONCERNS ABOUT COVERT URANIUM
ENRICHMENT FACILITY IN IRAN

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Polchief discussed reftel points October 6 with Ronald Sturm,
MFA Unit Chief for IAEA, CTBTO Prep Com and NPT. Sturm said
the GOA shares U.S. concerns about the enrichment facility
near Qom. He stressed the importance of having the IAEA
inspect the facility as soon as possible, and said the GOA is
encouraged that the Government of Iran has reportedly agreed
to an inspection. He shared Polchief's view that Iran must
demonstrate goodwill by following through on both the
inspection and the planned transfer of low enriched uranium
to Russia for processing.
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