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Synonyms for uranium

a heavy toxic silvery-white radioactive metallic element

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The single sentence on R&D states: "Iran will continue its safeguarded R&D practices, including its current enrichment R&D practices, which are not designed for accumulation of the enriched uranium.
Iran's nuclear facilities will continue their work, Salehi said, and "only production of 20 percent enriched uranium will halt.
Iran's nuclear facilities will continue their work and only production of 20 percent enriched uranium will halt, the report added.
Albright said a nuclear weapon requires some 200 kilograms of enriched uranium, and that if the enrichment continues at the current pace, Iran would be able to attain such a quantity of weapons-grade enriched uranium in a relatively short time.
Discussing the issue of nuclear research, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Kostyantyn Gryshchenko noted: "We are working together to relieve Ukraine of the burden of having highly enriched uranium in the time when low enriched uranium is really an answer to many of the issues.
In June 2011, Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov declared that Ukraine has largely implemented its commitment of removing highly enriched uranium from its territory.
After that plan hit deadlock, Ahmadinejad ordered atomic chiefs to produce 20 percent enriched uranium inside the country, in defiance of world powers which want Tehran to stop the sensitive process.
Iran is currently producing enriched uranium with a scale of 20 percent.
Ahmadi-Nejad's latest pronouncement on the issue of enriched uranium coincided with a call Feb 7 by US Defense Secretary Robert Gates for the international community to rally together to pressure Iran into abandoning its nuclear program.
According to him,Aahis countryAacould not let its Tehran Research Reactor, which needs 20-percent enriched uranium, run out of fuel because it produces medical radioisotopes for some 850,000 patients in Iran.
5 per cent enriched uranium hexafluoride gas into a cascade of centrifuges at a laboratory in Natanz.
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Tuesday Iran was ready to send its enriched uranium abroad in exchange for nuclear fuel, and a U.
Iran dismissed an end-of-2009 deadline to accept a UN-drafted deal to swap most of its enriched uranium for nuclear fuel.
The International Atomic Energy Agency said the deal would see the country send the bulk of its enriched uranium to Russia, stripping it of most of the material it would need to make a nuclear weapon.
Iran will continue producing five percent Low enriched uranium (LEU) and will for sure start work on 20 percent enriched uranium production if the Geneva talks are fruitless, the IRNA news agency reported Monday, quoting Ali Shirzadian, spokesman of Nuclear energy agency.