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March 3, 2013 2:00 pm

Report: Iran Building 3,000 Advanced Uranium-Enrichment Centrifuges

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Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Photo: wiki commons.

ABC News/Reuters – Iran is building about 3,000 advanced uranium-enrichment centrifuges, Iranian media reported on Sunday, in a development likely to add to Western concerns about the Islamic state’s disputed nuclear program.

Iran said earlier this year that it would install the new-generation centrifuges at its Natanz uranium enrichment plant in central Iran, but Sunday’s reports in Iranian agencies appeared to be the first time a specific figure had been given.

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