Iran to enrich uranium at highest-ever levels after Natanz attack

Iran is vowing to ramp up uranium enrichment after Sunday’s blackout at its underground nuclear facility in Natanz.

On Tuesday, Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi told state-run Press TV that Iran plans to increase uranium enrichment to 60% purity, its highest level ever. Araghchi added that the Middle East nation would not only replace the centrifuges that were damaged on Sunday, but also install an additional 1,000 centrifuges of a 50% higher enrichment capacity.

DEFENSE SECRETARY SAYS ATTACK ON IRANIAN NUCLEAR SITE WON’T DERAIL TALKS

The incident at the Natanz facility was initially described as a blackout
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