Tehran, Aug 21, IRNA - Iran's ambassador and permanent representative in International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said talks between Iran and the agency was held in a scientific, technical and constructive atmosphere.
At the end of the 3-day negotiation between deputy head of IAEA for Safeguards Affairs Olli Heinonen with officials from Iran's Atomic Energy Organization (IAEO) here, Ali Asghar Soltanieh told IRNA "The negotiation concerning technical cooperation between Iran and IAEA will continue."
Deputy head of IAEO in International Affairs Mohammad Saeedi also described talks with Heinonen "Positive" and said during the last 3 days the talks were held in a constructive atmosphere and it is to be continued.
The senior official added, "Issues related to inspections between IAEA and IAEO were discussed and both sides agreed to continue the negotiations."
Heinonen accompanied by one of the IAEA experts arrived in Tehran on Monday and departed Wednesday evening.
This is the second visit of Heinonen to Tehran in the current month.
IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei is due to present a report on Iran's nuclear program and the country's cooperation with the agency to the IAEA's Board of Governors early September.
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