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Iran Tells Monitors It’s Restarting Fuel Production for Reactor

  • Move follows decision to increase uranium enrichment activity
  • IAEA inspectors report they were informed of Iran’s decision

Iran said it would restart production of fuel for its Tehran Research Reactor, a facility that runs on uranium enriched to higher levels in order to produce medical isotopes.

International Atomic Energy Agency inspectors in Iran were told of the country’s plans, according to to a statement on Twitter by the country’s envoy, which was confirmed by semi-official Tasnim news agency. The Vienna-based agency confirmed that it had received the information.