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IAEA says Syria uranium traces not conclusive

The head of the U.N.'s nuclear watchdog said Monday that tests were inconclusive on the source of traces of uranium found at a Syrian site bombed by Israel.
/ Source: The Associated Press

The head of the U.N.'s nuclear watchdog said Monday that tests were inconclusive on the source of traces of uranium found at a Syrian site bombed by Israel.

The United States has said that site was an almost completed plutonium-producing reactor.

International Atomic Energy Agency chief Mohamed ElBaradei made the comments following a speech in Dubai in which he called for greater international dialogue.

Diplomats told The AP earlier this month that soil samples collected at the bombed site revealed minute traces of processed uranium.

ElBaradei said the agency had not yet decided whether there "was a reactor or not a reactor." He added that he would like to see "more transparency" from Syria.

Syria has denied any wrongdoing.