Nov 08, 2019 00:10 Asia/Tehran [Updated: Nov 08, 2019 01:03 Asia/Tehran]
  • IAEA confirms transfer of UF6 gas to Iran's Fordow facility

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) confirmed that Iran has transferred a cylinder containing uranium hexafluoride for enrichment to the Fordow facility.

Iran Press/Europe: The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in its statement on Thursday cited the transfer of UF6 gas cylinder as an introduction to enrichment operations but did not comment on enrichment at the Fordow facility.

 A cylinder containing about 2,000kg of uranium hexafluoride (uf6), was transferred to Iran's Fordow Enrichment Complex under the supervision of IAEA inspectors.

The cylinder transferred following the order of the President and the Head of the Supreme National Security Council of Iran Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday.