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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.

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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.

Published 1 February 2013