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Final batch of Yellow Cake due in Iran Tuesday

ISNA - Iranian Students' News Agency

Mon / 6 February 2017 / 13:12

Tehran (ISNA) –The final batch of a 149-ton yellow cake (Urania) shipment from Russia will arrive in Tehran on Tuesday, spokesman of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran announced.

"During the last week, three batches of the shipment are imported from Russia and the fourth and final batch is expected to arrive in Tehran on Tuesday," spokesman of the Atomic Energy Organization of IranBehrouz Kamalvandi said.

"The entry of 149-ton yellow cake to Iran is more than our productions in last 10 years. At the same time we continue to extractions but since our uranium output is less in comparison to the world's major uranium producers, the imports are a great contribution to Iran's nuclear industry," he added.

"We informedInternational Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) about the uranium imports," Kamalvandi continued.

Following the implementation of Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), more than 360 tons of uranium have been imported to Iran from Russia and other countries, according to the reports.

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