Iran Reopens Uranium Feedstock Plant in Preparation to Boost Enrichment

June 27, 2018



Iran’s Atomic Energy Agency (AEOI) said that Iran has re-opened a uranium hexafluoride (UF6) plant in preparation to boost enrichment should the nuclear accord collapse. The plant, which has been idle for nine years, is part of the uranium conversion facility at Isfahan. A barrel of yellowcake has been delivered to the plant. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said earlier this month that it had been notified by the AEOI of its “tentative” plans to resume UF6 production.