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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

In Tehran, Putin ends ban on Iran nuclear cooperation

A decree Putin signed Monday enables Russian firms to help modify centrifuges at the Fordo enrichment site and help Tehran redesign its Arak heavy water reactor.
       
Russian companies can now also carry out activities linked to Iranian exports of enriched uranium of more than 300 kilograms in exchange for the supplies of natural uranium to Iran, the Kremlin decree said.
 
Under a historic July deal with world powers, Iran agreed to dramatically scale back its nuclear program, making it much more difficult for it to develop nuclear weapons. (READ MORE)