IAEA chief asks member states for more funds to monitor Iran nuclear deal

December 11, 2014 10:29 AM

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IAEA chief asks member states for more funds to monitor Iran nuclear deal

VIENNA: The head of the U.N. atomic agency asked member states Thursday for 4.6 million euros ($5.7 million) in extra funding "as soon as possible" to help pay for its monitoring of an extended nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers.

Iran and the United States, France, Germany, Britain, China and Russia failed last month to meet a self-imposed deadline to end a 12-year dispute over Tehran's nuclear program, giving themselves seven more months for diplomacy.

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