Iran: We’re Making New Centrifuges

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, adjusts his glasses as he speaks during a joint press conference with his Italian counterpart Emma Bonino in Tehran, Iran, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013. Iran’s foreign minister is urging the world powers to avoid “trouble-making” issues as expert-level talks continue over its nuclear program. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

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    It’s a technicality! Despite the landmark nuclear deal reached last month, Iran says that it is developing new centrifuges. This is all fine though, because the deal stipulates the the nation does not bring new centrifuges into operation for six months—developing centrifuges is fine. “The new generation of centrifuges is under development. But all tests should be carried on it before mass production,” the nuke chief said. The news may satisfy Iranian hard-liners who say the deal is a surrender to Western powers.

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