Iranian official: Iran will accept ‘managed’ access to military sites

Iran has accepted allowing the UN atomic watchdog tightly controlled “managed access” to military bases as part of the historic nuclear accord with major powers, an Iranian official said.

Allowing visits to military bases to probe any suspicious nuclear activity was a key demand for major powers, but Tehran was deeply uneasy because of fears the inspections were a front for spying on military secrets.

“Our military sites are not open to visitors since every country has the right to protect its secrets… However Iran will apply the Addition Protocol (to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty) and on this basis allow managed access,” the official said.


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