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'Iran Will Continue Enrichment Activities'

And Will Continue 'Construction Work at Arak Nuclear Facility.'

8:43 AM, Nov 27, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
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Iran will continue to enrich uranium under the new nuclear deal, according to the Iranian foreign minister.

"Iran’s Foreign Minister says the country’s enrichment activities at Natanz and Fordow facilities would continue, but at a range of 3.5 to 5 percent purity level, and that their capacities would not be expanded," reports the Iranian propaganda outlet Press TV.

"Addressing Iranian lawmakers on Wednesday, Mohammad Javad Zarif added based on the recent deal between Iran and the Sextet, construction work at Arak nuclear facility, in central Iran, will continue but no new fuel will be produced and no new equipment will be installed."

The Iranian foreign minister is saying that his people shouldn't be concerned since there were "no such plans for the six-month period" of deal to be doing things too differently.

“We will refrain from constructing new enrichment sites over the next six months, and the fact [of the matter] is the administration has had no such plans for the six-month period,” the Iranian foreign minister said. 

He also said the final step in negotiations between Tehran and the Sextet- Britain, China, France, Russia the US and Germany- is to normalize Iran’s nuclear case and not merely the removal of sanctions imposed against the country by the UN Security Council (UNSC). 

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