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May 27, 2016 9:40 am

IAEA: Iran Uranium, Heavy Water Stockpiles Stay Within Limits of Nuclear Deal

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Iran's Arak heavy water facility. Iran's uranium and heavy water stockpiles stay withiin the limits of the nuclear deal. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Iran’s Arak heavy water facility. Iran’s uranium and heavy water stockpiles stay withiin the limits of the nuclear deal. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Iran has stayed within the limits of a nuclear deal it reached with six world powers last year on its stockpiles of uranium and heavy water, two chemicals that could be used in an atomic weapons program, the UN nuclear agency said on Friday.

In exchange for sanctions relief, Iran last July committed to keeping its stockpile of low-enriched uranium below 300 kg (662 pounds) and its stock of heavy water, a non-radioactive product, at less than 130 metric tonnes.

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