Senior Khamenei Advisor: Iran Ready For Higher Uranium Enrichment

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Ali Akbar Velayati, international affairs adviser to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said the uranium enrichment to five percent would be for ‘peaceful’ aims. (AFP)

Al Arabiya: Iran will increase the level of uranium enrichment from July 7: Khamenei advisor

Senior Khamenei advisor Ali Akbar Velayati said that Iran will increase the level of uranium enrichment starting July 7, Iranian Mehr News Agency (MNA) reported, citing the institute for preserving and publishing the books of Iranian Leader Ayatollah Khamenei.

Velyati said that Iran gave the Europeans a lot of time after the US withdrawal from the nuclear deal, but they did not abide by their obligations so far, despite their promises to do so, according to MNA.


Update #1: Top official says Iran ready for higher uranium enrichment (AP)
Update #2: Iran hints it could enrich uranium to 5% for ‘peaceful’ means (Arab News)

WNU Editor:  Expect more meetings like this in the near future …. IAEA to hold special meeting on Iran on 10 July (AFP).