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Sep2-04, 11:37 AM
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IAEA: No Iranian nuclear arms plans


Amazing how different sources can interpret the same report in different ways: http://www.usatoday.com/news/world/2...-01-iran_x.htm
But a new report by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), obtained Wednesday by USA TODAY, says that in an initial test this spring, Iran converted as much as 77 pounds of raw uranium "yellowcake" into uranium hexafluoride a gas that can be further refined into fuel for an electricity-producing nuclear reactor or the key ingredient in a nuclear bomb....

The 35-member IAEA board, which meets in Vienna on Sept. 13, has called on Iran not to produce uranium hexafluoride. Under an agreement reached last October with France, Germany and Britain, Iran agreed to suspend its plans to take the next step of converting the gas into enriched uranium. But it has threatened to resume that enrichment process next month.