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IAEA calls for Syria to reveal details of reactor destroyed 10 years ago

Image of nuclear reactors on 18 May 2012 [Peretz Partensky/Wikipedia]
Nuclear reactors, 21 April 2017 [Peretz Partensky/Wikipedia]

The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has called for Syria to reveal the details of Deir Ez-Zor reactor destroyed 10 years ago, Russia Today reported on Monday.

"The agency believes that the facility in Deir Ez-Zor destroyed in 2007 was a nuclear reactor," said Yukiya Amano, "and Damascus has to report details about it based on the guarantees deal."

Amano made his comments during a meeting at the IAEA headquarters in Vienna. "I renew my call for Syria to cooperate fully regarding all outstanding issues related to Deir Ez-Zor and other places."

He added that the Syrian authorities have to reply to these calls.

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