Iran Begins Testing Advanced Centrifuges

Iran continues to step away from the 2015 nuclear deal. In the most recent move, Iran’s president, Hassan Rouhani, said Iran’s nuclear experts have begun testing new, advanced centrifuges. Centrifuges are used for uranium enrichment “We have had great achievements and today, Iranian new IR-6 centrifuges are working and models IR-9 are currently being tested,” Rouhani announced through Iran’s state-run news agency IRNA. Reported by Fox News. Read more…

Iran has also increased activity at its Arak heavy water reactor. Though the move does not violate the 2015 accords, it does advance Iran’s nuclear program towards weapons-grade levels. Reported by Fox News. Read more…