May 16, 2019 08:43 Asia/Tehran
  • AEOI Spox: Iran resumes Uranium enrichment & heavy water production

The spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI ), Behrouz Kamalvandi said on Thursday that Iran has commenced the producing phase of the Uranium enrichment and heavy water.

Iran Press/Iran news: The spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI ), Behrouz Kamalvandi said on Thursday that by Iran's President Hassan Rouhani's order the producing process of Uranium enrichment and heavy water has been commenced.

The AEOI official has also added that the president's order has been communicated to Natanz Nuclear Facility) Iran's central facility for uranium enrichment) and arak heavy water production plant.

 

Rolling back some of its commitments under the clause No.26 of 2015 nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Iran is not respecting the limit of Uranium enrichment up to 300 kg and producing heavy water up to 130 tons of heavy water, said , Kamalvandi, reported Iran press .

Kamalvandi went on stress that the amount of uranium enrichment and heavy water would be the same as what it used to be before the enactment of JCPOA with the same number of the centrifuges.

Saying that Iran is going to return to its commitments, in case that the remaining signatories to the JCPOA fulfill their. commitments , Kamalvandi stressed that if nothing happens after 60 days,Iran would also stop some other commitments under the deal.

Kamalvandi highlighted that Iran's measures have been designed so that the unclear commitments will be stopped step by step in a gradual mood each of which is based upon the strong logic.  

 

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