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Iran moving ahead with production of uranium metal


August 27, 2021

(JNS) — Iran’s efforts to produce enriched uranium metal have progressed, according to an International Atomic Energy Agency report released on Monday.

According to the report, which was issued to member states, Iran has produced 200g of uranium metal-enriched up to 20 percent, Reuters reported.

In response, U.S. State Department spokesperson Ned Price called on Tehran to “cease its nuclear escalations and return to negotiations.”

“Iran has no credible need to produce uranium metal, which has direct relevance to nuclear weapons development,” said Price.

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