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Iran Vows To Triple Uranium-Enrichment Capacity

June 8, 2011 Comments off

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International tensions over Iran’s disputed nuclear program look set to rise further after that country’s atomic energy chief, Fereidoun Abbasi, announced plans to drastically step up production of enriched uranium.

Abbasi also said output would be transferred from Natanz to a new secretly built facility at Fordow, near Qom, whose existence paved the way for a fresh round of United Nations sanctions against Iran when it was revealed in 2009.

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