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Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says UN nuclear agency chief is American pawn
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) ' Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has criticized the head of the U.N.'s nuclear agency as an American pawn, in the run-up to its expected release of evidence which purports to document Tehran's nuclear weapons program.
In remarks broadcast on state television on Tuesday, Ahmadinejad said that International Atomic Energy Agency chief Yukiya Amano "has no power by himself " and violates his organization's internal regulations. "He delivers the papers that American officials hand to him," the Iranian president said.
The report, which is expected to be issued Wednesday, will suggest that Iran made models of a nuclear warhead. Iran denies that it has a weapons program and has called the report fabricated.