As part of its agreement with the United States and other world powers, Iran has committed to a six-month pause in the production of 20 percent enriched uranium, a concentration that could easily be converted to weapons-grade uranium. The country will continue to enrich uranium to fuel-grade levels, but its stockpile of nuclear fuel will be frozen and more outside monitoring will occur. Below is a simplified explanation of the enrichment process. Related article.


Source: Arms Control Wonk (armscontrolwonk.com) | The Washington Post November 24, 2013
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