Tehran 0
9 July 2022

The IAEA confirmed that “Iran had begun feeding UF6 enriched up to 5 per cent U-235 into the cascade of 166 IR-6 centrifuges with modified sub-headers [at Fordow] for the declared purpose of producing UF6 enriched up to 20 per cent U-235”. Iran’s Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran (AEOI) spokesperson described media coverage as “hyped”, and said the action “was the final technical part of the previously-announced move… as part of internal planning to launch 1,000 IR-6 centrifuges in six cascades and inject gas into them”.

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