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Iran starts enriching uranium to 60% purity

Iran starts enriching uranium to 60% purity

Iran has started enriching uranium to 60% purity at the Fordow nuclear facility, the ISNA news agency reported on Tuesday, citing Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization. According to the news outlet, the decision was made in response …

U.S. seeks $4.3 bln for uranium to wean off Russia supply

U.S. seeks $4.3 bln for uranium to wean off Russia supply

The U.S. administration is pushing lawmakers to support a $4.3 billion plan to buy enriched uranium directly from domestic producers to wean the U.S. off Russian imports of the nuclear-reactor fuel, according to a person familiar with the …

US looks for opportunities to abandon Russian uranium

US looks for opportunities to abandon Russian uranium

Amid the situation in Ukraine, the United States is looking for ways to stop buying uranium from Russia. This statement was made at a Senate hearing by Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm. According to her, a team was created within the …

Russia considers banning uranium exports to U.S.

Russia considers banning uranium exports to U.S.

Russia is considering the possibility of banning the export of uranium to the United States as part of Russia's response to sanctions, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak said at a meeting with the State Duma faction of the Liberal …

U.S. ban on Russian energy imports does not include uranium

U.S. ban on Russian energy imports does not include uranium

U.S. President Joe Biden's ban on American imports of Russian oil and other energy products, announced on Tuesday, does not include a ban on imports of uranium for nuclear power plants, a source familiar with the matter said. The …

Iran's stockpile of highly-enriched uranium rises fourfold

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 …

IAEA: Iran hasn't answered questions on uranium find

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 …

Iran says still enriching uranium at 60% purity

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.  …

Iran says it has enriched uranium with 60% purity

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 …

 Rouhani: Iran can enrich uranium at 90% purity

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 …

Blinken calls Iran's uranium enrichment move 'provocative'

Blinken calls Iran's uranium enrichment move 'provocative'

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday called Iran’s announcement of an intent to begin enriching uranium at 60% purity "provocative," saying the step raised questions about the seriousness of Tehran over the nuclear …

Iran calls 60% uranium enrichment 'answer' to Israel

Iran calls 60% uranium enrichment 'answer' to Israel

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday its decision to boost uranium enrichment to 60% was a response to Israel's "nuclear terrorism" against its Natanz facility. Tehran starting advanced centrifuges and …

Iran expects to get uranium enriched to 60% next week

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 …

Uranium traces found at two sites Iran barred it from

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 …

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

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 …

UN urges Iran to uphold terms of JCPOA deal

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 …

Iran starts process of enriching uranium to 20% at Fordow

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 …