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2006-03-07 14:43:35

By Mark Heinrich and Parisa Hafezi VIENNA (Reuters) - Russia on Tuesday backed away from what EU diplomats said was a proposal to let Iran do some atomic research if it agreed to refrain from enriching uranium on an industrial scale for 7-9 years. Russia abandoned the informal proposal, aimed at finding a compromise to the crisis over Iran's nuclear program, after Western rejection of the idea. The United States and the European Union want Iran to shelve all work to enrich uranium...

2006-03-07 09:55:00

By Mark Heinrich VIENNA -- Russia has offered to let Iran do some atomic research if it refrains from enriching uranium on an industrial scale for 7 to 9 years, diplomats said on Tuesday, cracking big-power unity on how to stop Tehran getting the bomb. Mohamed ElBaradei, head of the watchdog International Atomic Energy Agency, alluded to Moscow's formula when he held out hope on Monday for a deal soon to defuse the crisis without U.N. Security Council intervention against Iran. A council...

2006-03-06 17:10:58

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Monday dismissed the possibility that Iran might be allowed to continue small-scale nuclear enrichment and predicted the U.N. Security Council will take up Iran's case, barring a "dramatic about-face" by Tehran. Undersecretary of State Nicholas Burns, speaking as the International Atomic Energy Agency governing board met to decide the next steps on Iran, said Tehran had "gone too far" and engaged in unacceptable nuclear enrichment...

2006-03-06 15:46:05

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Monday dismissed the possibility that Iran might be allowed to continue small-scale nuclear enrichment and predicted the U.N. Security Council will take up Iran's case, barring a "dramatic about-face" by Tehran. Undersecretary of State Nicholas Burns, speaking as the International Atomic Energy Agency governing board met to decide the next steps on Iran, said Tehran had "gone too far" and engaged in unacceptable nuclear enrichment...

2006-03-06 12:13:17

By Mark Heinrich and Parisa Hafezi VIENNA (Reuters) - The International Atomic Energy Agency chief said on Monday a deal to defuse a standoff over Iran's nuclear aims was still possible, with diplomats outlining a compromise that would let Tehran pursue some atomic research. Mohamed ElBaradei, speaking before delivering a report on Iran that could be a prelude to U.N. Security Council action, cited a surge of diplomacy in which Iran has offered not to pursue industrial-scale uranium...

2006-03-01 13:37:12

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Talks between Russian and Iranian negotiators on a Russian plan for joint uranium enrichment have ended with a "general" agreement but the proposal needs work, Iran's chief negotiator said on Wednesday. Ali Larijani said talks would be continued to work out outstanding issues but he said Tehran was still insisting on its right to enrich uranium on its own soil. "In general we are agreed on this question but we need to refine ... a few elements of this question and...

2006-02-28 23:46:29

By Meg Clothier MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian and Iranian negotiators make a fresh bid in Moscow on Wednesday to reach a compromise that might defuse Tehran's stand-off with the West over its nuclear program. Iranian officials, headed by top nuclear negotiator Ali Larijani, were due to meet a Russian delegation for further discussion of Moscow's proposal to carry out uranium enrichment for the Islamic Republic on Russian soil. Larijani's presence, matched by that of Russian Security...

2006-02-28 11:37:06

By George Nishiyama TOKYO (Reuters) - Iran said on Tuesday a possible joint venture with Russia would ease world mistrust about its nuclear aims mirrored by a U.N. watchdog report saying Tehran is accelerating a fuel program with potential to make atom bombs. The report by International Atomic Energy Agency chief Mohamed ElBaradei came out a week before a March 6 IAEA board meeting likely to pave the way to U.N. Security Council debate on possible action, including sanctions, against...

2006-02-27 16:20:40

By Mark Heinrich and Francois Murphy VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran is forging ahead with a nuclear fuel enrichment program in defiance of world pressure and stonewalling U.N. probes spurred by fears it secretly wants atomic weapons, a U.N. watchdog report said on Monday. The report by International Atomic Energy Agency director Mohamed ElBaradei was circulated to IAEA board members before they meet on March 6 to discuss it. The report will be forwarded to the U.N. Security Council, which...

2006-02-27 14:29:45

By Mark Heinrich and Francois Murphy VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran is forging ahead with a nuclear fuel enrichment program in defiance of world pressure and is stonewalling U.N. probes spurred by fears it secretly wants atomic weapons, a U.N. watchdog report said on Monday. The report by International Atomic Energy Agency director Mohamed ElBaradei was circulated to IAEA board members before they meet on March 6 to discuss it. The report will be forwarded to the U.N. Security Council,...


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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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