Fordow facility


  • EU 2021-01-12 21:48

    EU reaffirms support for JCPOA

    TEHRAN – The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Josep Borrell, issued a declaration on Monday on behalf of the EU’s position regarding the Iran nuclear deal expressing support for the agreement.

  • Spox 2021-01-06 22:52

    Russia says U.S. pressure prompted Iran to resume 20% uranium enrichment

    TEHRAN - Iran’s decision to resume 20% uranium enrichment at the Fordow nuclear facility was due to U.S. pressure, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said.

  • Ambassador 2021-01-05 21:57

    Iran confirms IAEA access to 20% enrichment process at Fordow

    TEHRAN - Kazem Gharibabadi, Iran's ambassador and permanent representative to the Vienna-based international organizations, has confirmed that the UN nuclear watchdog had technical access to an Iranian nuclear site where Iran has just started enriching uranium to 20%.

  • 20% uranium enrichment 2021-01-04 14:56

    Iran starts 20% uranium enrichment

    TEHRAN – Iran has started the process of enriching uranium to 20% at the Fordow nuclear facility, the spokesman for Iran’s government announced on Monday.

  • Salehi 2020-09-13 23:05

    Iran spins 1,044 centrifuges at Fordow plant: nuclear chief

    TEHRAN - Ali Akbar Salehi, the director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), announced on Sunday that Iran is currently spinning more centrifuges at the Fordow nuclear facility than the number permitted under a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers. 

  • Abbas Mousavi 2019-12-16 18:26

    Tehran criticizes Italy’s ban on Mahan Air

    TEHRAN — Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi on Monday responded to Italy’s ban on Iran’s Mahan Air, saying Tehran expects “friendly countries” not to succumb to the United States’ “unilateral, illegal and baseless sanctions.”

  • Kamalvandi 2019-12-09 19:22

    AEOI mulling over production of 11 different types of isotopes  

    Kamalvandi says Iran able to produce stable isotopes without Russia 

    TEHRAN- The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) is planning to be among rare global producers of 11 types of isotopes, the AEOI spokesman and deputy chief said on Sunday, noting that Iran is able to produce isotope even without the help of Russians.  

  • Anton Khlopkov 2019-11-24 16:28

    Sanctions on Fordow is a blow to nuclear deal: Russian CENESS director

    TEHRAN - Director of the Russian Center for Energy and Security Studies (CENESS) Anton Khlopkov has said that the United States’ sanctions on the Fordow nuclear plant is a blow to the 2015 nuclear deal, formally known as the JCPOA.

  • Russia 2019-11-20 17:00

    By staff and agency

    Russia to continue cooperation with Iran on Fordow reconfiguration

    Russia’s Foreign Ministry issued a statement on Tuesday announcing that Moscow will continue its close cooperation with Iran on the Fordow reconfiguration.

  • Mike Pompeo 2019-11-19 19:31

    Pompeo says U.S. will no longer waive sanctions on Fordow facility

    TEHRAN – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Monday that the U.S. will no longer waive sanctions related to Iran’s Fordow nuclear plant after Tehran resumed uranium enrichment at the site more than a year after Washington withdrew from the 2015 nuclear agreement.

  • Ali Shamkhani 2019-11-08 19:02

    Shamkhani: Iranian people’s interests “not negotiable”

    TEHRAN – Ali Shamkhani, secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC), said on Thursday that the Iranian people’s legal rights as well as their interests “are not negotiable”.

  • Fordow 2019-11-06 14:24

    Iran starts injecting uranium gas into centrifuges at Fordow facility 

    TEHRAN – On Wednesday, Iran started to inject uranium gas into centrifuges at the Fordow nuclear facility under the supervision of inspectors from the UN nuclear watchdog.

  • Hassan Rouhani 2019-11-05 13:23

    Iran nuclear commitment cuts: Gas injection to start at Fordow

    President Hassan Rouhani says Iran will start injecting uranium gas into centrifuges at the Fordow enrichment facility on Wednesday, in the latest step the country is taking away from a 2015 multinational nuclear deal in response to the United States' withdrawal.

  • sanction waiver 2019-07-31 17:50

    U.S. to renew sanctions waivers for five Iran nuclear programs: Washington Post

    After an internal policy battle, the Trump administration is set to announce later this week that it will once again waive five different nuclear-related sanctions on Iran, preserving a key part of the Obama-era Iran nuclear deal.