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Iran will speed up enriching of uranium on Thursday after Europe deadline

Spokesman of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), Behrouz Kamalvandi answers the press in the capital Tehran on July 17, 2018. (AFP PHOTO / ATTA KENARE)
2019-06-26

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SULAIMANI — Iran will speed up enrichment of uranium after a deadline given to European countries to prevent this ends on Thursday, the spokesman for Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization said on Wednesday (June 26), according to the IRIB news agency.

“The deadline of the Atomic Energy Organization for passing the production of enriched uranium from the 300 kilogram border will end tomorrow,” the organization’s spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi said. “With the end of this deadline, the speed of enrichment will speed up.”

The Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council said on Tuesday that the Islamic Republic will take new steps to reduce its commitments under its nuclear deal with world powers on July 7.

(NRT Digital Media/Reuters)