Iranian MPs propose bill to enrich uranium up to 60 percent

By REUTERS
December 25, 2013 18:01

 
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ANKARA - Iran's hardline lawmakers are seeking to increase uranium enrichment under the country's nuclear program to a level that can produce bomb-grade material, a state-run website said on Wednesday.

The bill could bring Tehran into direct conflict with the major powers that reached an interim agreement with Iran in Geneva last month, requiring Tehran to suspend its enrichment of higher grade uranium.

However, Iran's most powerful authority Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has so far backed the accord.

The hardliners, irked by the foreign policy shift since moderate President Hasan Rouhani was elected in June, oppose the Geneva deal.

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