Deputy Foreign Minister Seyyed Abbas Araghchi says Iran will increase uranium enrichment to the level needed for the operation of Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant. Officials earlier said the required level is five percent.
Our commitments regarding the level of enrichment were revised, and we are reducing our commitments starting today
The allowed level of uranium enrichment for the country under the 2015 nuclear deal (also known as the JCPOA) is 3.67 percent, which is enough for generating power, but far less than the roughly 90 percent needed to produce a nuclear weapon.
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