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Iran converting some higher-grade enriched uranium to fuel-official

February 12, 2013

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast. — AFP picIranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast. — AFP picDUBAI, Feb 12 — Iran is converting some of its higher-grade enriched uranium into reactor fuel, the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said.

“This work is being done and all its reports have been sent to the International Atomic Energy Agency in a complete manner,” Ramin Mehmanparast was quoted as saying today by state news agency IRNA.

He was responding to a question on news reports that Iran has converted some of its 20-per cent-enriched uranium into fuel for the Tehran Research Reactor, IRNA said. — Reuters

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