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Iran says it will start 20% uranium enrichment amid US tensions

Tehran: Iranian government spokesman says Tehran We have started enriching up to 20% of uranium in underground facilities.

State-owned IRNA News agency quoted Monday’s news agency that Ali Rabbie said he was president Hassan Rouhani He ordered a move at the Fordo facility.

Enrichment at 20% is a short technical step from 90% of the weapons grade level.

IranThe decision to start enriching up to 20% 10 years ago has largely resulted in an Israeli strike targeting nuclear facilities. Tensions eased only with the 2015 atomic trade. Resuming 20% ​​enrichment could bring brinkmanship back to life.

The move comes after the president Donald Trump In 2018, it unilaterally withdrew the United States from a nuclear agreement with Iran’s world powers. Since then, there have been a series of escalating incidents between the two countries.



Iran says it will start 20% uranium enrichment amid US tensions

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