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February 15, 2012 8:26 am

Iran Enters “Final Step” of Producing Nuclear Fuel

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Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Photo: wiki commons.

USA Today – Iran claimed Wednesday that it has taken two major steps toward mastering the production of nuclear fuel, a defiant move in response to increasingly tough Western sanctions over its controversial nuclear program.

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad oversaw the insertion of the first Iranian domestically-made fuel rod into a research reactor in northern Tehran, the country’s official IRNA news agency reported.

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