Iran categorically rejected a report by Western media that it has enriched uranium to levels above 60 percent purity, saying the country's nuclear facilities have never enriched uranium above that level.
The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran says the Islamic Republic possesses over 120 kilograms of 20% enriched uranium to supply its research reactor in Tehran with fuel.
Iran has told the United Nations nuclear watchdog it plans to enrich uranium to up to 20% purity, a level it achieved before its 2015 accord, at its Fordow site buried inside a mountain, the agency has said.
President Hassan Rouhani says Iran is now enriching more uranium than it did before inking a nuclear deal with world powers in 2015.
TEHRAN (Iran News) – The growing stockpile of enriched uranium in Iran and the increasing number of its centrifuge machines have upset Western plans for halting Iran’s nuclear progress, spokesperson for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) said. “Westerners are well aware that Iran’s (uranium) enrichment stockpile and the number of (centrifuge) machines are […]