A team from the UN nuclear watchdog agency arrived in Syria on June 22 to probe allegations that an installation destroyed by Israel last September was a nuclear reactor. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is treating the information received with the seriousness it deserves, said Director-General Mohamed ElBaradei, adding that he looks forward to Syria?s full cooperation on the matter. According to the information, provided to the agency in April by the United States, the reactor was not yet operational and no nuclear material had been introduced into it. (UN News Service)

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