Iran Slows Buildup of Uranium Needed for Weapon

August 11, 2023


Laurence Norman


Wall Street Journal

Iran has slowed the pace at which it is accumulating uranium enriched to 60 percent purity and has diluted some of its existing stockpile. The move may be part of a broader effort between the United States and Iran to reduce tensions. Iran still has enough 60 percent material for at least two nuclear weapons if it were enriched further.