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Iran ramps up uranium enrichment as nuclear talks stall

The UN International Atomic Energy Agency also has concluded that Iran is continuing to produce uranium metal in violation of the 2015 nuclear deal.
Rafael Grossi

Iran says its scientists have ramped up production of near-weapons grade uranium, the latest breach of the landmark nuclear accord that world powers are trying to salvage. 

The International Atomic Energy Agency, the UN’s atomic watchdog agency, informed member states Tuesday that Iran had enriched uranium up to 60% using two centrifuge cascades at its Natanz facility.

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