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Iran Plans to Start Using more Advanced Centrifuges, Nuclear Chief

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Iran plans to start using a new array of advanced centrifuges for enriching uranium, the country’s nuclear chief said Monday, according to state television, in a move likely to intensify pressure on Europe to save Tehran’s collapsing nuclear deal with world powers.


Ariana News Agency- 

Ali Akbar Salehi told Iranian state TV that an array of 30 IR-6 centrifuges will be inaugurated in the coming weeks.

Under the terms of its 2015 deal — from which the U.S. unilaterally withdrew more than a year ago — Iran had committed to not using the array until late 2023.

Iran steadily has increased its breaches of the nuclear accord as it pushes its European partners to find a way around U.S. sanctions that have kept it from selling oil abroad and have crippled the Iranian economy.

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