NUKE INSPECTORS BOLT FROM IRAN

This is bad. Very, very bad:"Iran denied a team of experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) access to some of its nuclear facilities, increasing tensions with the U.S., Russia and other nations that have been pressuring the country to prove it doesn't have a nuclear weapons program," the Wall Street Journal reports."The inspectors, who arrived Saturday in Iran , left abruptly Wednesday after Iranian officials refused to let them visit the Kalaye Electric Co. nuclear power plant in Tehran, people familiar with the matter said. The move comes amid efforts by the Bush administration to push Iran to provide evidence that it isn't violating its obligations under the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty."Iran is denying that the inspectors were barred from going anyhwere, of course. An IAEA spokesman declined to comment on the matter.(via Global Security Newswire)

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