UN Nuke Fficial: New Trip To Iran Planned

Published February 1, 2012 9:27AM (EST)

VIENNA (AP) — A senior U.N. nuclear official says a new trip to Iran is planned "in the very near future," indicating some progress on just ended talks with Tehran over its atomic program.

Herman Nackaerts of the International Atomic Energy Agency spoke at Vienna airport after a return flight from Tehran.

He said Wednesday the Iranians say they are "committed" to progress, "so we have planned another trip in the very near future."

The IAEA went to Tehran looking for answers on suspicions that Iran has been hiding work on aspects of a nuclear weapons program.

By Salon Staff

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