Iran says low-grade enriched uranium stockpile exceeds 300 kg

TEHRAN, July 1 (Xinhua) -- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that Iran's low-grade enriched uranium stockpile has exceeded 300 kg, official IRNA news agency reported.

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In this April 9, 2018 file photo, released by an official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, President Hassan Rouhani listens to explanations on new nuclear achievements at a ceremony to mark "National Nuclear Day," in Tehran, Iran. (Photo: AP)

"According to my information, Iran has surpassed 300 kg (in the stockpile of enriched uranium) as we had already announced," Zarif was quoted as saying.

Zarif made the remarks in the central Iranian city of Natanz which is home to parts of Iran's nuclear facilities.