. Tehran preparing enrichment escalation, says nuclear watchdog « JO LEE MAGAZINE

THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD/Iran is escalating its uranium enrichment further by preparing to use advanced IR-6 centrifuges at its underground Fordo site that can more easily switch between enrichment levels, a United Nations nuclear watchdog report seen by Reuters shows.

The move is the latest of several steps the country had long threatened to take but held off carrying out, until 30 of the 35 countries on the International Atomic Energy Agency’s Board of Governors backed a resolution this month criticising it for failing to explain uranium traces found at undeclared sites.

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