News

Iranian Nuclear Chief Says New Centrifuges Built

Iran's nuclear energy chief says the country has built a new generation of centrifuges, which are used to enrich uranium.

Ali Akbar Salehi, the head of the Atomic Energy Organization, announced the development Tuesday.

Enriched uranium can be used in nuclear fuel for a power plant. But Western countries suspect Iran is using the ingredient to build a nuclear weapon.

Iran denies this.

Iranian officials are expected to resume negotiations with world powers about their controversial nuclear program next week.

Some information for this report was provided by AFP and Reuters.

This forum has been closed.
Comments
     
There are no comments in this forum. Be first and add one

Feature Story

FILE - Islamic State militants flaunt an armored vehicle seized from Iraqi security forces in the northern Iraq city of Mosul on June 23, 2014.

VOA Special Report: IS Militants Draw Millions from Vast Sources

Black-market oil fuels jihadists’ fight; so do kidnapping, trafficking, theft, extortion More

Special Reports