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Iran enriched uranium at 83.7%, close to weapons grade: UN watchdog

The news is alarming for Israel, but Iran denied other recent reports that asserted they enriched uranium close to the 90% threshold for a nuclear weapon.
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Iran enriched uranium close to the grade required to develop nuclear weapons, two news outlets reported on Tuesday. 

The Associated Press reported that the International Atomic Energy Association (IAEA) found particles of uranium that were enriched at 83.7% at the Fordo nuclear site. The AP cited a report from the United Nations nuclear watchdog, due to be released this week. 

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