Saturday, January 16, 2016

State Department: Concrete poured into Arak nuclear reactor

The U.S. State Department confirmed Thursday that concrete has been poured into the core of Iran's Arak heavy water nuclear reactor, a move critical to the implementation of the nuclear agreement between Iran and world powers.

Quoted by Reuters, State Department spokesman John Kirby confirmed the concrete has been poured into the reactor's central vessel.

On Wednesday, Secretary of State John Kerry said the core of the reactor had been removed and was to be filled with concrete and destroyed. (READ MORE)