To import nuclear fuel Saudi Arabia must agree to inspections – IAEA chief

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  • Yukiya Amano says Saudis have yet to reveal intentions
  • Research reactor is nearing completion in Riyadh

The head of the UN nuclear watchdog organisation said Saudi Arabia would have to agree to a programme of inspections and other safeguards before importing nuclear fuel for a research reactor nearing completion in Riyadh.

Yukiya Amano, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), said, however, that Riyadh had not yet given a clear answer on its intentions.

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