U.N. Nuclear Team Lands in Iran

    FILE - In this Saturday, Aug. 21, 2010, file photo, the reactor building of the Bushehr nuclear power plant is seen, outside the southern city of Bushehr, Iran. In a major setback to Iran's nuclear program, technicians will have to unload fuel from the country's first atomic power plant because of an unspecified safety concern, a senior government official said. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi, file)

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    A team of nuclear inspectors from the U.N. watchdog International Atomic Energy Agency landed in Iran Sunday over allegations that the country was trying to develop nuclear weapons. The IAEA said the six-member team, which includes chief inspector Herman Nackaerts, will be there until Tuesday. Such a mission by a senior team is unusual, pointing to the seriousness of the concerns. The agency said in November that it could not verify whether the Iranian nuclear program was peaceful.

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