Uranium stockpile reaches 950 tons: Iran nuclear chief
Ali Akbar Salehi, head of Iran’s Atomic Vitality Group, tells state TV on Wednesday that Iran has imported some 400 tons of the stuff because the 2015 landmark nuclear cope with Western powers, bringing its stockpile to between 900 and 950 tons — up from 500 tons.
Salehi says that is sufficient for Iran to run its longtime purpose of 190,000 centrifuge machines for enriching uranium sooner or later.
The nuclear accord limits Iran’s uranium enrichment to three.67%, sufficient to make use of in a nuclear energy plant however far decrease than the 90% wanted for an atomic weapon.
Nonetheless, because the US pulled out of the deal in Could, Iran has vowed to spice up enrichment capability to place stress on the remaining signatories to dwell as much as the settlement.