Tuesday, January 10, 2006


Iran to Begin Enriching Uranium

`ABC News has learned that Iran intends to begin enriching uranium the critical step in making material for nuclear weapons a move European diplomats and officials at the International Atomic Energy Agency, or IAEA, have tried to prevent over the past three years.

Sources with knowledge of Iran’s nuclear program tell ABC News that a senior Iranian official notified the IAEA verbally over the weekend of its intention to introduce uranium hexafluoride gas, or UF6, into centrifuges at a facility in Natanz, 150 miles south of Tehran.’

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