Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 16

Russia’s nuclear energy ministry said thatMoscow had no plans to sell a nuclear extraction centrifuge to Iran, Moscow radioreported May 18. But the ministry added that Iran has asked for assistance to builda plant that will produce fuelfor nuclear reactors, a request the ministry indicated it might be willing to satisfy.The technology involved in the latter could also be used to produce materials fornuclear weapons, albeit at a slower pace than the centrifuge would have.

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