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IAEA head: No worries about Iran nuclear site

JERUSALEM (JTA) — There is "nothing to be worried about" at a newly discovered uranium enrichment site in Iran, the head of the United Nations nuclear watchdog said.

In an interview with The New York Times marking the end of his tenure as head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Mohamed ElBaradei told the newspaper Thursday that U.N. inspectors who visited the underground nuclear site near the holy city of Qom late last month said the site is "a hole in a mountain."

Iran revealed the existence of the site in September and agreed to allow nuclear inspectors to visit.