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Tehran: UN Nuclear Chief Will Visit Iran Soon

An Iranian official says the head of the UN nuclear watchdog agency will visit Iran soon for further talks on the inspection of Iran's nuclear facilities.

In comments broadcast on September 15, Iranian nuclear agency chief Ali Akbar Salehi said Yukiya Amano, head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, would travel to Tehran "within the next three to four days."

Salehi also said a 12-member team of IAEA inspectors are scheduled to arrive in Tehran on September 15.

Iran and world powers reached a historic nuclear deal in July that curbs Tehran's disputed nuclear program in return for the lifting of international sanctions.

Based on reporting by AP and dpa