Iran responds to European alarm over uranium metal

Iran says it is advancing research on uranium metal production with the aim of feeding a research reactor in Tehran. Tehran, Iran – Iran’s Atomic Energy Organisation has called on a global nuclear watchdog to prevent “misunderstandings” after three European powers issued

Iran works on uranium metal for reactor fuel

Iran has been accelerating its breaches of the nuclear deal in the past two months amid heightened tensions with the US. Iran has started work on uranium metal-based fuel for a research reactor, the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog and Tehran said on

Iran rebukes European criticism of uranium enrichment

Tehran, Iran – Iran has rejected European criticism of the country’s enrichment of uranium to 20 percent as China urged restraint and the United States slammed the move defying the nuclear accord. During his weekly press conference in Tehran, government spokesman Ali

Iran’s uranium enrichment will have ‘serious implications’

EU warns Iran’s move would be ‘considerable departure’ from Tehran’s commitments in 2015. The European Union has warned Iran’s move to enrich uranium to 20 percent would be a “considerable departure” from Tehran’s commitments under its 2015 nuclear deal and would have

Iran says it has resumed 20% uranium enrichment at Fordow site

Iran has resumed 20 percent uranium enrichment at its underground Fordow nuclear facility, the government spokesman told the semi-official Mehr news agency, in a major breach of the 2015 nuclear accord. “A few minutes ago, the process of producing 20 percent enriched

Trump may launch ‘reckless’ attack on Iran, experts fear

US President Donald Trump could take “reckless” military action against Iran in his final days in office, experts have warned, as tensions between Tehran and Washington mount ahead of the first anniversary of the assassination of top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani. The

World powers renew commitment to preserve Iran nuclear deal

Tehran, Iran – The remaining parties to a landmark nuclear deal they signed with Iran in 2015 have renewed their commitment to preserving the accord in an online meeting. The foreign ministers of Iran, Germany, France, the United Kingdom, China and Russia

‘Serious’ nuclear incident in Finland but no radiation leak

The incident was described as ‘serious’ and readiness protocols at the facility had been launched. A nuclear reactor in Finland entered an automatic shutdown after a radiation spike was detected inside the plant’s systems on Thursday, but no radiation escaped the facility.