Iran tells IAEA it will enrich uranium at 20%

Iran has told the UN nuclear watchdog it intends to enrich uranium to up to 20% purity, a level it achieved before its 2015 deal with major powers and higher than the 4.5% it has recently been enriching up to, Russia’s ambassador to the agency said on Friday, according to Reuters.

“IAEA DG reported to the (IAEA) Board of Governors … about intention of Tehran to start enrichment op to 20%,” Russian Ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency Mikhail Ulyanov said on Twitter on Friday, referring to Rafael Grossi, Director Genreal of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

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