20% uranium enrichment began at Fordow facility in Iran

Tehran (IP) - Iranian Government Spokesman stated that Iran had started the process of enriching uranium to 20% at the Fordow facility.

Iran PressIran News: Referring to the order of the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani to implement the Strategic Action Plan for the lifting of sanctions, Iranian Government Spokesman Ali Rabiee said: "The process of gas injection at Fordow facility has started and today (Monday) the first product of UF6 enriched uranium will be produced."

Ali Rabiee added: "This whole process has been done after the initial steps of informing the International Atomic Energy Agency and submitting a questionnaire based on Iran's safeguard obligations."

Fordow Fuel Enrichment Plant is located 32 km northeast of the city of Qom, near Fordow village.


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