Iran enriching uranium to 60% purity at Fordow nuclear site

File photo released on November 5, 2019 by the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran shows centrifuge machines in the Natanz uranium enrichment facility in central Iran. (Photo: CFP)

Iran has started enriching uranium to 60% purity with IR6 centrifuges at its Fordow Fuel Enrichment Plant (FFEP), Iran's SNN network reported on Tuesday.

Iran will also build a new set of centrifuges at the site, the network added.