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IAEA confirms Iran use of new advanced centrifuges to enrich uranium

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The International Atomic Energy Agency confirmed that Iran has begun supplying 174 IR-4 centrifuges underground with natural uranium hexafluoride (UF6), a uranium compound used to make enriched uranium. (Reuters)

Iran began to transfer three sets of advanced centrifuge cascades of different models from the Natanz above-ground nuclear facility to the underground nuclear fuel enrichment plant last year.

A UN report obtained by Reuters shows that Iran has begun to enrich uranium in a second advanced centrifuge at the Natanz underground nuclear facility. This means that Tehran has further violated the “Comprehensive Agreement on the Iranian Nuclear Issue” it signed in 2015.

Iran began to transfer three sets of advanced centrifuge cascades of different models from the Natanz above-ground nuclear facility to the underground nuclear fuel enrichment plant last year.

The United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) confirmed in a report issued to member states on Monday (15th) that Iran has begun supplying natural uranium hexafluoride (UF6) for 174 IR-4 centrifuges installed in underground nuclear fuel enrichment plants.

Uranium hexafluoride is a uranium compound used to make enriched uranium.

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