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Mon Jun 10, 2019, 03:14 PM

Iran has increased production of enriched uranium - IAEA

Source: BBC

Iran has increased production of enriched uranium - IAEA

10 June 2019

The head of the global nuclear watchdog has confirmed Iran is increasing its production of enriched uranium.

But International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) chief Yukiya Amano said it was not clear when they will reach a limit set under a 2015 international deal.

Iran announced last month that it would suspend some commitments in retaliation for sanctions reinstated by the US.

Mr Amano also said he was worried about the current tensions over the Iranian nuclear issue and called for dialogue.

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif later said reducing tensions was only possible by stopping what he called the "economic war by America".

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Read more: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-48587347


Iran said last month that it would quadruple its production of low-enriched uranium (EPA)

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