Sunday, February 24, 2013

Iranian Uranium - Large Natural Reserves

Al-Arabiya report dating from February 23 (translation further down)


Iran declares having discovered a new uranium mine containing rich deposits.


On [February] 23, Iran announced the discovery of a new mine, rich in uranium, that might be convenient for use in nuclear energy plannings [at the time] the location of 16 nuclear energy plants to be constructed has to be determined.


[According to the Atomic Energy Organization], that uranium mine was discovered in the southern part of coastal districts, its deposit being three times the previously estimated value. If [treatment] of the discovered mineral resources started 18 month ago, Iran's stockpiled amount of uranium would be approximately 4.400 tons.

[Source: China News Network / People's Network on February 24, 2013]

The discovery of new uranium deposits and increased nuclear ambitions are expected to strengthen Iran's position in the negotiations with the United States, Russia, China, Britain, France and Germany ("5+1") in Kazakhstan, starting on Tuesday February 26.


طهران استأنفت تخصيب اليورانيوم إلى وقود بنسبة 20%ـ

Tehran resumes uranium enrichment up to a fuel [grade] of 20%.

مصدر غربي يقول إن قلق الأسرة الدولية تضاعف 5 مرات

A western source says that fears in the family of nations have five times increased.

[Source: Al-Arabiya on February 23, 2013]

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