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Nuclear inspectors arrive in Tehran

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By The Associated Press
Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, 7:21 p.m.
 

TEHRAN, Iran — A team of international inspectors arrived in Iran on Saturday ahead of the Islamic Republic opening its nuclear program as part of a landmark deal struck with world powers to limit its uranium enrichment in exchange for sanctions being eased.

Iranian state television reported that inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency, a United Nations agency, landed in Tehran. It said nuclear engineer Massimo Aparo will lead the team, which will visit Natanz and Fordo, Iran's uranium enrichment facilities.

The inspectors will to monitor Iran's compliance with terms of a deal reached Nov. 24 in Geneva between the Islamic Republic and the so-called P5+1 world powers — Britain, China, France, Germany, Russia and the United States.

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