Karaj centrifuge-producing plant is not subject to Safeguards Agreement: Iran

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TEHRAN – An official from the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) said on Thursday that production of centrifuges at the Karaj nuclear facility is not subject to Safeguards Agreement because there is no nuclear material there.

“At the Karaj nuclear facility, we don’t have nuclear material, and that’s why the site is not subject to the Safeguards Agreement,” AEOI spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi told the national TV.

Kamalvandi also said Iran does not need permission from anyone to produce centrifuges.

Iran is entitled to producing advanced centrifuges without having to endure any limits under Article 4 of the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), he explained.

The comments by Kamalvandi came two days after International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) director general Rafael Grossi visited Tehran for talks with AEOI chief Mohammad Eslami and Foreign Minister Hossein…

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