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UN nuclear agency appoints acting chief of inspections

IANS  |  Vienna 

The UN nuclear agency on Friday appointed as of nuclear inspections and deputy of the agency, without giving much information.

Tero Varjoranta, previous of the as well as deputy of the (IAEA) left office on Friday without offering more details, reported.

Varjoranta has led the IAEA's key department in investigating Iranian nuclear issue since being appointed to the post in 2013.

"The appointed as of the on May 11, 2018," the said.

The changes came three days after US on Tuesday announced his decision to pull the out of the 2015 nuclear deal, ignoring repeated opposition from western allies.



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First Published: Sat, May 12 2018. 03:38 IST