Iran resumes 20pc weapons-grade uranium enrichment

Tehran announced on Monday that it had resumed weapons-grade enrichment at the Fordow complex in breach of the 2015 nuclear deal. Government spokesman Ali Rabeie announced:  ‘A few minutes ago, the process of producing 20% enriched uranium has started in the Fordow enrichment complex.’ The plant is buried in a mountain range, under the command of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard. It is heavily fortified by a ring of steel fencing with guard towers every 80ft.

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