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January 9, 2012 12:39 am

Iran To Begin Production At Second Nuclear Plant

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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Photo: Daniella Zalcman.

New York Times – CAIRO — Iran’s top nuclear official announced this weekend that the country was on the verge of starting production at its second major uranium enrichment site, in a defiant declaration that its nuclear program would continue despite new international sanctions restricting its oil revenue.

The announcement, made through official news media reports, came after a week of escalating confrontations between Washington and Tehran, including a threat that Iran would respond with military force if the United States tried to send an aircraft carrier strike group back into the Strait of Hormuz.

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