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Foreign Office concerned by Iran’s plan to install more centrifuges

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Foreign Office: We urge Iran to respect resolutions and cooperate fully with the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Commenting on reports that Iran has notified the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) of its intention to install advanced centrifuges at its plant in Natanz, a Foreign and Commonwealth Office spokesperson said:

Iran’s intention to install more advanced centrifuges (type IR-2M) at its Fuel Enrichment Plant in Natanz is a cause for deep concern. Installation of these centrifuges would be a further breach of UN Security Council and IAEA Board resolutions. We urge Iran to respect these resolutions and cooperate fully with the IAEA.