Tehran 0
1 December 2021

The IAEA confirmed that “Iran had started the process of enriching uranium to up to 20 per cent purity with one cascade, or cluster, of 166 advanced IR-6 machines at Fordow” Fuel Enrichment Plant (FFEP), in addition to having “94 IR-6 machines… in a cascade at Fordow that is not yet operating”. The Agency also indicated that it had “decided, and Iran has agreed to increase the frequency of verification activities at FFEP and will continue consultations with Iran on practical arrangements to facilitate implementation of these activities”. Iran’s mission in Vienna asserted that the IAEA’s report was “an ordinary update in line with regular verification”.

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