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September 12, 2015 8:46 pm

Iran Claims Discovery of High Reserve of Uranium

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A billet of highly enriched uranium. Photo: WikiCommons.

A billet of highly enriched uranium. Photo: WikiCommons.

Iran has discovered an unexpectedly high reserve of uranium and will soon begin extracting the radioactive element at a new mine, the head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization said on Saturday.

The comments cast doubt on previous assessments from some Western analysts who said the country had a low supply and sooner or later would need to import uranium, the raw material needed for its nuclear program.

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