Latest Enriched uranium Stories
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.
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.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China, strengthening relations with Iran through trade and energy deals, said there was still room to defuse the international standoff over Tehran's nuclear ambitions through negotiation.
BEIJING (Reuters) - Iran should suspend all uranium enrichment, China said on Tuesday, as Russian and Iranian nuclear negotiators were to hold a second day of talks to try to strike a deal to ease international concerns that Tehran wants a nuclear bomb.
PARIS (Reuters) - Iran is ready to ask its parliament to ratify an accord allowing U.N. inspectors to resume snap checks of its nuclear facilities on certain conditions, Iran's embassy in Paris said on Friday.
By Parinoosh Arami TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran said on Thursday it had not yet begun any uranium enrichment and was still ready to negotiate on a Russian proposal for resolving a dispute with the West over its nuclear program. The Islamic Republic said the U.N.
French Foreign Minister Philippe Douste-Blazy said on Thursday Iran was pursuing a clandestine military nuclear program.
By Mark Heinrich VIENNA (Reuters) - Threatening to apply new U.S. sanctions, Washington accused Iran on Wednesday of defying the world by resuming uranium enrichment for nuclear fuel. Russia urged Tehran to change course to allow a compromise.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - By resuming uranium enrichment for nuclear fuel, Iran is in "open defiance" of the international community, U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Wednesday. Rice told the U.S.
EU president Austria said on Wednesday Iran's resumption of work to enrich uranium for nuclear fuel had needlessly raised tensions with the West, which fears Tehran is covertly striving to build atomic bombs.
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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