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Iran ready for 190,000-SWUs enrichment: AEOI spokesman

Qazvin, Ground is prepared for having 190,000 Separative Work Units, or SWUs, of uranium enrichment capacity, spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) said.

If needed, there are capabilities for increasing the enrichment level from the current three percent to 20 percent, Behrouz Kamalvandi said in a local ceremony.

He referred to the violation of Iran's nuclear deal, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), by other sides of the agreement, and said that Iran may use also Arak reactor in the future.

'Iran will unveil new nuclear achievements on Nuclear Technology Day, April 9, 2019,' the official added.

He noted that mass production of Oxygen-18, a natural isotope of oxygen, which has its uses in the medical industry, is one of the scientific achievements expected to be unveiled in the Nuclear Technology Day.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA


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