Iran agrees to ship enriched uranium to Turkey

Published May 17th, 2010 - 05:59 GMT

After several hours of intense negotiations, the trilateral meeting between Iran, Brazil and Turkey ended with Tehran agreeing to ship its domestic low-enriched uranium to Turkey. According to Press TV, Iran has agreed to dispatch an amount of 1200 kg of its 3.5 percent enriched uranium over to Turkey in exchange for 120 kg 20 percent. 

 Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast said the countries agreed that a letter be sent to the IAEA within one week after the trilateral agreement is signed, to declare Iran is ready for fuel exchange. "If Iran and Vienna group sign the agreement, the fuel will be kept in Turkey's territory, so that it will be under Iran and the IAEA supervision."

 

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