IAEA: Iran enriching uranium with new batch of advanced centrifuges

Chris

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IAEA: Iran enriching uranium with new batch of advanced centrifuges
New IAEA report finds Iran is again breaching its 2015 deal with world powers.
Elad Benari , Apr 02 , 2021
Vienna International Centre, where IAEA offices are located.

Iran has begun enriching uranium with a fourth cascade, or cluster, of advanced IR-2m machines at its underground Natanz plant, a new report by the UN atomic watchdog shows, according to Reuters. The move is the latest breach by Iran of its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers. The deal only lets Iran enrich with relatively antiquated first-generation IR-1 centrifuges at the underground Fuel Enrichment Plant (FEP) at Natanz. Last year, Tehran began adding more advanced centrifuges there able to enrich much faster than the IR-1.

“On 31 March 2021, the Agency verified at FEP that: Iran had begun feeding natural UF6 into a fourth cascade of 174 IR-2m centrifuges,” the International Atomic Energy Agency said in its confidential report dated Wednesday and obtained by Reuters on Thursday. Iran has informed the IAEA that it plans to use six cascades of IR-2m machines at the FEP to refine uranium up to 5% fissile purity. The report said the remaining two cascades were installed but not yet enriching. Installation of a planned second cascade of IR-4 machines had not yet begun, the report said.

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Chris

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I think Iran is just gleeful that Biden is in office. I expect Iran to ramp up production in order to try to break out with a bomb. The variable in all of this is Israel. JMHO.
 
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