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Iran opens new uranium-conversion
plant: ‘The process has begun’

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 8/23/2014 10:50:49 AM

Tehran, Iran - Iran inaugurated a new plant Saturday to convert a type of uranium into a material that cannot be used to make nuclear weapons as part of its interim atomic deal with world powers, its official news agency reported. The report by IRNA quoted Ali Akbar Salehi, the head of Iran’s nuclear agency, saying that the plant will convert uranium hexafluoride, which can be used to make nuclear weapons and fuel. It will become uranium dioxide, which can only be used in nuclear reactors, he said. “The process has begun and we have implemented our commitment,” Salehi was quoted as saying.

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When the article says, "can be," it means "will be." This is diplomatic speak for flipping the bird at US while privately (secretly) thanking 0bama and Kerry for stretching out the negotiations and releasing the funds from former sanctions to do so. Our day of reckoning is coming by these various animals amongst US. 0bama needs to be outed from his closet, as a real man (father) would do anything to protect his most valuable treasure, his "baby" daughters.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: MDMuskrat, 8/23/2014 10:58:33 AM     (No. 9977690)

The Iranian version of "If you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor."

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Reply 2 - Posted by: lotsamojo, 8/23/2014 11:46:48 AM     (No. 9977753)

Is Iran part of the Jr. Varsity team ?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Mobyclik, 8/23/2014 12:03:36 PM     (No. 9977775)

Yeah, right, AssPress, if the Iranians say so, it must be the truth. We all know muzzies NEVER lie.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Udanja99, 8/23/2014 12:30:24 PM     (No. 9977819)

And Smidgen golfs on....

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Reply 5 - Posted by: banal_resentive, 8/23/2014 12:37:15 PM     (No. 9977821)

The US found out during the Manhattan Project that enriching Uranium to bomb quality is MUCH more expensive than enriching to reactor grade and using to manufacture Plutonium. And Plutonium is (generally) superior for making nuclear weapons. What´s to prevent the Iranians from using it to make Plutonium?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: mark34, 8/23/2014 12:55:47 PM     (No. 9977848)

Iran seems to be doing all it can to ease the concerns of the few countries that are paranoid about its nuclear program.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: oh-heck, 8/23/2014 1:39:56 PM     (No. 9977894)

What counts for bombs is the concentration of the U235 in the whole. The enrichment process is to get the U235 concentration up from the naturally occurring levels in yellow cake. This entire discussion of conversion is simply a red herring to allow Iran to amass enough enriched uranium to convert to bombs on a month´s notice.

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