WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday called on all nations to hold Iran accountable for its commitments under international nuclear agreements and said Tehran’s failure to report nuclear material was a clear violation of safeguard agreements.

Iran on Thursday stood by its decision to deny U.N. nuclear inspectors access to sites where they have questions about past activities, arguing that the agency’s case is based on “fabricated” Israeli intelligence.

Reporting by Susan Heavey, Jonathan Landay and David Brunnstrom

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