Mohammad Eslami

Iran to hold early presidential election on June 28

Iran to hold early presidential election on June 28

An extraordinary election to the post of the president of Iran will be held on June 28, chair of the Iranian Election Headquarters Mohsen Eslami said. "June 28 is the date for the fourteenth [in Iran’s history] …

Iran to begin construction of "nuclear island"

Iran to begin construction of "nuclear island"

Iran is planning to start the construction of the "nuclear island" of the Darkhovin (Karun) nuclear power plant in the fall, head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran ( …

Iran authorizes 130 IAEA inspectors

Iran authorizes 130 IAEA inspectors

A total of 130 IAEA inspectors have received permission to work in Iran, chief of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Mohammad Eslami said. "We have not banned any IAEA inspector from coming to Iran. A …

Iran hopes for sanctions relief

Iran hopes for sanctions relief

The AEOI leadership claims that it does not violate the promises made by the IAEA regarding the nuclear program

IAEA officials arrive in Tehran

IAEA officials arrive in Tehran

The Iranian nuclear chief said the officials of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) are in Tehran and have been inspecting the country's nuclear facilities since Tuesday to resolve the ambiguities. Mohammad Eslami, …

IAEA chief's visit to Iran not currently on agenda

IAEA chief's visit to Iran not currently on agenda

Vice president and head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Mohammad Eslami said on Wednesday that the Islamic Republic follows up on coordination for a trip by Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Rafael …

Iran ramps up uranium enrichment to record high

Iran ramps up uranium enrichment to record high

Iran has increased the rate of uranium enrichment to the highest rate in the history of the country, the head of the Iranian Atomic Energy Organization, Mohammad Eslami said. "Today, the uranium enrichment capacity in Iran has …

Iran starts building fuel research reactor

Iran starts building fuel research reactor

The construction of a 10-megawatt plate fuel research reactor with 20% enrichment began in Isfahan during a ceremony in the presence of the Iranian nuclear chief on Thursday. In the presence of the vice president and head of the Atomic …

Iran confirms uranium enrichment with 3rd cascade at Natanz

Iran confirms uranium enrichment with 3rd cascade at Natanz

The Iranian nuclear chief confirmed media reports that Iran has begun enriching uranium with the third cascade of new centrifuges at its Natanz underground facility, IRNA news agency reported. All of Iran's nuclear activities are …

Iran says it has technical means to produce atom bomb

Iran says it has technical means to produce atom bomb

Iran has the technical capability to produce an atomic bomb but has no intention of doing so, head of the country's atomic energy organisation Mohammad Eslami said on Monday, according to the semi-official Fars news agency. …

Iran builds new nuclear research reactor in Isfahan

Iran builds new nuclear research reactor in Isfahan

Iran intends to start the construction of a new nuclear research reactor in the country's central Isfahan Province within a few weeks, Mohammad Eslami, head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, said on Thursday. "We have …

Gaps over several issues between Iran and IAEA narrowed - report

Gaps over several issues between Iran and IAEA narrowed - report

The Iranian Foreign Ministry's spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said that ongoing discussions between Mohammad Eslami, head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) and Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) …