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Iran eliminates 20% enriched uranium inventory

Nuclear Policies

21 July 2014

C_Ashton_MJ_Zarif_(European_Commission)_48An International Atomic Energy Agency report has confirmed that Iran has completed steps to convert its inventory of 20% enriched uranium hexafluoride into forms that are less of a proliferation risk as political leaders agree to a six-month extension of an action plan aimed at curbing Iranian enrichment activities.

Russia, Iran discuss further reactors

New Nuclear

14 March 2014

Bushehr (NIAEP-ASE)_48Russia and Iran have reportedly reached a preliminary agreement for the construction of two more units at the Bushehr nuclear power plant. The first unit at Bushehr, completed by Russia, is already in full operation.

First steps agreed on Iranian enrichment

Nuclear Policies

25 November 2013

Rouhani press conf (Iranian Presidency)_48Iran is to limit its uranium enrichment activities in return for some easing of economic sanctions. The new agreement with the P5+1 countries is seen as a significant step towards a long-term comprehensive solution.

Iran extends cooperation with Russian nuclear regulator

Regulation and Safety

08 July 2014

Russian regulator Rostechnadzor has agreed to continue and expand its provision of consulting services to its Iranian counterpart for the operation of the Bushehr nuclear power plant.

Implementation of interim Iranian agreement

Nuclear Policies

13 January 2014

Iran will begin suspending parts of its uranium enrichment program and downblending its stockpile of uranium enriched up to 20% over the next six months in return for modest relief from international sanctions.

Breakthrough in Iran talks

Nuclear Policies

11 November 2013

Iran has said it will cooperate on resolving "all outstanding issues" that the International Atomic Energy Agency has concerning its nuclear program. Access is to be granted to heavy water facilities and the Gachin uranium mine.