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Iran's stockpile of highly-enriched uranium rises fourfold

International Atomic Energy Agency inspectors reported that Iran increased its stockpile of uranium enriched close to the levels needed for weapons and was expanding its production capacity. It also continued to restrict monitoring of facilities …

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IAEA: Iran hasn't answered questions on uranium find

Iran has failed to answer questions about the discovery of uranium particles at former undeclared sites in the country, head of the U.N. nuclear watchdog Rafael Grossi said Monday, calling on Tehran to provide information "without further …

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Iran says still enriching uranium at 60% purity

Iran is still enriching uranium at the purity of 60, 20 and 5 percent, and it has already accumulated over 90 kilograms of 20-percent enriched uranium, head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi said.  …

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Iran says it has enriched uranium with 60% purity

Iran's Parliament Speaker Mohammad Baqer Ghalibaf said Friday it had successfully enriched its uranium by 60%. "I am proud to announce that at 00:40 last night, and on the night of the pilgrimage of Sayyid …

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 Rouhani: Iran can enrich uranium at 90% purity

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reiterated that the Islamic Republic had no intention of making a nuclear bomb and called on world powers to honour the deal. "Don't worry about Iran. We have always remained committed to our …

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Iran expects to get uranium enriched to 60% next week

Iran expects to get a batch of uranium enriched to 60% next week, Iran's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to international organizations in Vienna Kazem Gharibabadi has said. "Enriching UF6 [Uranium hexafluoride] up to …

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Uranium traces found at two sites Iran barred it from

The U.N. nuclear watchdog found uranium particles at two Iranian sites it inspected after months of stonewalling, diplomats say, and it is preparing to rebuke Tehran for failing to explain, possibly complicating U.S. efforts to revive nuclear …

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Russia is ready to export excess uranium from Iran if ...

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov assumes that Russia could remove excess enriched uranium from Iran if the United States returns to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on the Iranian nuclear program. At the same …

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UN urges Iran to uphold terms of JCPOA deal

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urges Tehran to uphold the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, his deputy spokesman Farhan Haq said at the briefing, according to the transcript posted on the UN website. According to him, the …

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Iran starts process of enriching uranium to 20% at Fordow

The U.N. nuclear watchdog has confirmed in a report to member states that Iran has begun the process of enriching uranium to a higher level than it has done since its 2015 deal with major powers took effect, Iran’s envoy to the agency said …

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Iran increases capacity to enrich uranium

Against the backdrop of U.S. plans to restore sanctions against Tehran, Iran has increased its capacity to enrich uranium, according to the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI). "Whether the dispute resolution mechanism …

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Iran begins injecting gas into centrifuges at Fordow

Iran has started injecting uranium gas into centrifuges at the Fordow nuclear facility as part of its fourth step on scaling back its commitments under the nuclear deal. The process to inject gas began in the presence of inspectors …

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 Iran exceeds uranium enrichment level of 4.5%

Iran has exceeded the uranium enrichment level of 4.5% today, Iranian Atomic Energy Organization Spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi said. "Today, Iran has exceeded the uranium [enrichment level] of 4.5%. The purity …

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