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Iran to export 9 tons of enriched uranium to Russia in coming days

ISNA - Iranian Students' News Agency

Sun 20 Dec 2015 - 09:12

TEHRAN (ISNA)- Iran plans to export 9 tons of enriched uranium to Russia in coming days, said Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi.

Exchanging fuel has gone well, he said, adding "We have imported 137 tons of yellow cake from Russia and we will export 9 tons of enriched uranium to Russia in coming days," he said.

He further said that the country plans to produce new radiopharmaceuticals, adding that sanctions on Iran would be removed by the by early January.

He further said that the country has produced required radiopharmaceuticals, as expressing satisfaction with the number of radiopharmaceuticals produced in the country.

Salehi also referred to closing the issue of Possible Military Dimensions (PMD) in the IAEA Board of Directors, adding that things are going well and "We have to do something like decommissioning centrifuges."

He said that centrifuges need to be decommissioned in a way which damages the systems least.

Salehi also referred to removing the core of Arak Reactor, saying that initial steps are ready and "We are waiting for signing another document in Vienna on Monday."

He said that the document would be the final document and the 4th one on Arak reactor.

"This document will give us the required guarantee to assure that the other side will abide by its commitments."

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