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Iran's Arak Heavy Water Reactor to be upgraded by two P5+1 states, says Rouhani

ISNA - Iranian Students' News Agency

Wed 16 Sep 2015 - 10:46

TEHRAN (ISNA)- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Arak Heavy Water Reactor would be upgraded jointly with two P5+1 states.

"Arak Reactor will be upgraded jointly with two P5+1 states," he said.

He continued that Iran has held talks for several weeks to keep Arak Heavy Water Reactor. "They had said that Arak Heavy Water Reactor was not acceptable for us…However, they finally agreed with the Heavy Water."

He noted that they agreed that the reactor keeps working as a 40-MW reactor of heavy water type.

The six countries also agreed that two P5+1 states would upgrade the reactor, Rouhani added.

Rouhani further continued that Iran's Fordo nuclear site would become an enrichment and nuclear research center in the future.

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