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2006-05-29 04:09:15

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran said on Monday it had no intention of moving all of its uranium enrichment work to Russia to allay the international community's fears that it could use nuclear fuel technology to make atomic bombs. Western countries say the only way Iran can prove it is not seeking a bomb is for it to stop enriching uranium. But the Islamic Republic insists it has every right to turn the uranium ore mined in its central deserts into nuclear reactor fuel. "There is no...

2006-05-19 18:56:34

By Louis Charbonneau BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany, Britain and France have proposed offering Iran a number of incentives to abandon its nuclear enrichment program, including nuclear power plants and guarantees of atomic fuel, an EU diplomat said. "We agreed to offer Iran a nuclear power plant and possibly more along with support for an international (nuclear) fuel consortium to guarantee fuel for civilian nuclear activity," a diplomat from the European Union familiar with the draft...

2006-05-19 18:46:53

By Louis Charbonneau BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany, Britain and France have proposed offering Iran a number of incentives to abandon its nuclear enrichment program, including nuclear power plants and guarantees of atomic fuel, an EU diplomat said. "We agreed to offer Iran a nuclear power plant and possibly more along with support for an international (nuclear) fuel consortium to guarantee fuel for civilian nuclear activity," a diplomat from the European Union familiar with the draft...

2006-05-16 08:36:04

BERLIN (Reuters) - The EU's three biggest powers plan to offer Iran a light-water nuclear reactor as part of a package of incentives if Tehran agrees to freeze its uranium enrichment program, EU diplomats said on Tuesday. "The EU3 and Solana are planning an offer of a European light-water reactor to Iran in return for a suspension of its enrichment program," a European Union diplomat familiar with the negotiations on Iran told Reuters on condition of anonymity. He said the political...

2006-05-16 06:02:24

BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Tuesday it backed a European plan to resolve the Iranian nuclear stand-off and urged Iran to respond positively while Russia insisted the threat of force on Tehran was not an option. The European Union plans to offer Tehran enhanced incentives to halt sensitive nuclear activities that the West suspects are aimed at producing a bomb, coupled with a U.N. resolution threatening possible sanctions if it refuses. EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana said...

2006-05-16 01:19:36

BEIJING (Reuters) - The foreign ministers of Russia and China met in Beijing on Tuesday where how to resolve the standoff over Iran's nuclear program is likely to be high on the agenda. Both hold veto power on the U.N. Security Council and have resisted efforts by Western powers to pass a resolution that would oblige Iran, the world's fourth-largest oil exporter, to halt uranium enrichment work or face possible sanctions. "We are very happy today to welcome our old friend," Chinese...

2006-05-16 02:49:05

BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Tuesday it backed the European approach to resolving the Iranian nuclear stand-off and urged Iran to respond positively. "China approves of the Europeans' important stance of striving to solve the Iran nuclear issue through peaceful negotiation," Foreign Ministry spokesman Liu Jianchao told a news conference. EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana said on Monday the European Union was ready to share the most sophisticated civilian nuclear technology...

2006-05-12 06:01:49

By Louis Charbonneau BERLIN (Reuters) - U.N. inspectors have discovered new traces of highly-enriched uranium on nuclear equipment in Iran, deepening suspicions Tehran may still be concealing the full extent of its atomic enrichment program, diplomats said. Several Western diplomats said there were signs Iran continued to pursue uranium enrichment research in secret and fear the goal is to acquire the capability to produce enriched-uranium fuel for weapons -- a charge Iran denies....

2006-05-12 05:29:40

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union will insist on Monday that Iran must suspend all uranium enrichment despite Tehran's demand that some be allowed for research goals, according to a draft declaration obtained by Reuters on Friday. "It (the EU Council) calls on the Iranian authorities to cooperate fully with the IAEA, suspend all enrichment-related and reprocessing activities, including research and development," according to a declaration drafted for EU foreign ministers...

2006-05-03 19:49:38

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States, Britain and France introduced a U.N. Security Council resolution on Wednesday demanding Iran suspend uranium enrichment that the West suspects is part of a secret nuclear weapons program. The text, which is still opposed by Russia and China, does not contain sanctions but goes further than a Security Council resolution approved in late March. It threatens to consider unspecified "further measures as may be necessary" to...


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2005-05-25 11:04:31

Uranium is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol U and atomic number 92. A heavy, silvery-white, toxic, metallic, and naturally-radioactive element, uranium belongs to the actinide series and its isotope 235U is used as the fuel for nuclear reactors and nuclear weapons. Uranium is commonly found in very small amounts in rocks, soil, water, plants, and animals (including humans). Notable characteristics When refined, uranium is a silvery white, weakly radioactive...

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