Iran's uranium boast

Iran announced yesterday that it has begun enriching uranium with 3,000 centrifuges in a dramatic expansion of a nuclear programme that has drawn UN sanctions and condemnation from the West.

Iran announced yesterday that it has begun enriching uranium with 3,000 centrifuges in a dramatic expansion of a nuclear programme that has drawn UN sanctions and condemnation from the West. President Ahmadinejad said at a ceremony at the enrichment facility at Natanz that Iran was now capable of enriching nuclear fuel "on an industrial scale".

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