GCC asks Iran to cooperate with IAEA
Asking Iran to cooperate fully with the UN atomic watchdog IAEA, the six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries have backed global efforts to find a diplomatic solution to the standoff between Tehran and Western countries over its controversial nuclear programme.
The GCC countries "call upon Iran to cooperate fully with the IAEA and provide more assurances and guarantees" on its nuclear programme, UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah ibn Zayed Al-Nahayan said while inaugurating a meeting of GCC Foreign Ministers in Riyadh yesterday.
He said the GCC countries "are deeply worried about the developments in Iran's nuclear programme." READ MORE
The six-member group was also worried about potential radioactive leakages from Iranian nuclear plants, the UAE Minister said, adding the GCC countries supported international community's efforts to find a diplomatic solution to the Iranian nuclear issue.