شنبه ۲۰ آذر ۱۳۹۵ تهران ۱۲:۵۵ - ۱۰ دسامبر ۲۰۱۶
A top Iranian nuclear negotiator said today that Tehran is examining a proposal on its uranium work it claims has been made by Russia. Cyrus Nasseri told Agence France Presse that, under the Russian proposal, Iran would apparently be able to resume uranium conversion work at a plant in Isfahan. The gas produced at Isfahan would be sent to Russia for the ultra-sensitive process of enrichment. The resulting nuclear fuel would then be transferred back to Iran to power the Bushehr nuclear plant, which is being built with Russian assistance.
Nasseri's comments are at odds with Washington, which claims the idea is Iranian, n-o-t Russian.
U.S. State Department spokesman Richard Boucher said Friday that the proposal only reinforces Washington's view that Iran's enrichment and conversion effort is designed to contribute to the capabilities that are needed to