Pakistan has denied it will hand over used centrifuge components to the UN International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to trace the origin of highly enriched uranium contamination found in Iran.
Egypt has acknowledged failing to tell the UN nuclear watchdog about some of its research, after Western diplomats said the agency was investigating an Egyptian plutonium laboratory.
Iran has formally withdrawn its demand to exempt research and development of uranium enrichment technologies from a freeze of its enrichment programme, a Western diplomat said.
Last updated: 19 Sep 2004 08:42 GMT
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