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UN atomic watchdog chief cancels planned news conference post Iran trip - IAEA spokesman

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International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi speaks with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (off frame) in the Benjamin Franklin Room ahead of a meeting at the State Department in Washington, D.C., U.S. October 18, 2021. Mandel Ngan/Pool via REUTERS

VIENNA, Nov 23 (Reuters) - U.N. atomic watchdog chief Rafael Grossi cancelled a news conference planned for Tuesday evening upon his return from Tehran, where he held talks with Iranian officials over the country's nuclear programme, an IAEA spokesman said.

Grossi will hold a separate news conference on Wednesday at 1230 (1130 GMT) as previously announced on the opening day of quarterly meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) 35-nation Board of Governors.

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