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2011 Report | Additional protocol & Other matters

I. Additional Protocol

48. Contrary to the relevant resolutions of the Board of Governors and the Security Council, Iran is not implementing its Additional Protocol. The Agency will not be in a position to provide credible assurance about the absence of undeclared nuclear material and activities in Iran unless and until Iran provides thenecessary cooperation with the Agency, including by implementing its Additional Protocol.39

 

J. Other Matters

49. In August 2011, the Agency carried out a PIV at the JabrIbnHayan Multipurpose Research Laboratory (JHL) to verify, inter alia, nuclear material, in the form of natural uranium metal and process waste, related to the conversion experiments carried out by Iran between 1995 and 2002.40,41 The Agency’smeasurement of this material was 19.8 kg less than the operator’s declaration of 270.7 kg. In a letter dated2 November 2011, Iran provided additional information on this matter. The Agency is working with Iranto try to resolve this discrepancy.

50. As previously reported, in a letter dated 19 June 2011, Iran informed the Agency of its intention to “transfer some of spent fuel assemblies (HEU [high enriched uranium] Control Fuel Element (CFE) andStandard Fuel Element (SFE)) from spent fuel pool (KMPE) to reactor core (KMPB) in order to conduct aresearch project”. As of 15 October 2011, this activity had yet to begin.

51. On 2 and 3 October 2011, the Agency carried out an inspection at the Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant,during which the Agency noted that the reactor was in operation. Iran subsequently informed the Agencythat the reactor has since been shut down for routine maintenance.

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