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UN Inspectors Make Their First Visit to Iran’s Second Nuclear Enrichment Facility

UN inspectors made their first visit to recently disclosed second nuclear enrichment facility near the town of Qom. According to the , the facility is named Fordo, after the village that had the largest percentage of fighters killed in the Iran-Iraq war. Inspectors are expected to complete a report on the site after they leave Iran later this week. This inspection comes the week after a meeting in Zurich where Iran announced that rather than exporting 75% of its low enriched uranium for reprocessing, it would rather buy highly enriched uranium on the open market.

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