Tuesday, 9 February 2010

News

Iran began work to produce higher-grade nuclear fuel, an official said, a move that may increase pressure for new UN sanctions on the major oil producer. "We started preparatory work in the presence of (International Atomic Energy Agency) representatives," said a spokesman for Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation, Ali Shirzadian.
Iran's Arabic-language state television, al Alam, earlier on Tuesday said production of 20 percent enriched uranium had started at the Natanz plant.