In this March 6, 2017 file photo, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA, Yukiya Amano of Japan speaks in Vienna, Austria. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak, File)
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The inspections regime put in place to closely monitor Iran's nuclear activity is in jeopardy unless the U.S. and other nations contribute more money, the head of the U.N.'s International Atomic Energy Agency said Wednesday.As part of its proposal to slash the State Department's budget by almost one-third, the Trump administration has floated deep cuts or even elimination of U.S. funding for the United Nations and dozens of affiliated agencies like the IAEA.It costs the IAEA roughly 9.2 million euros, or about $9.9 million, to monitor Iran's nuclear program under the deal the U.S. and Western powers struck with Tehran.
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