And the upgrades could be used to develop atomic weaponry, the International Atomic Energy Agency said, according to a report by The Associated Press.
Ali Asghar Solatanieh, Iran’s IAEA envoy, said the IAEA’s report “confirms” Iran’s nuclear-enrichment program is to benefit the civilian sector only and that further talks with the West require a “calm, propaganda-free atmosphere,” according to the AP.
Iran is due to meet with world powers at a Security Council meeting next week to discuss its nuclear program
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