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Iran to Suspend Uranium Enrichment Today

Iran pledged Sunday to meet its deadline and suspend its uranium enrichment activities on Monday, in a sign of cooperation even as the United States has been stepping up pressure over the country’s nuclear program. “The suspension will begin tomorrow,” the Foreign Ministry spokesman, Hamid Reza Assefi, told journalists. “We have said that we will suspend our enrichment activities, and we will do it.” Iran agreed earlier this month with Britain, Germany and France to suspend its uranium enrichment program in return for economic benefits. The country said it would halt production on Nov. 22 in a letter to the International Atomic Energy Agency, which will meet Thursday to decide whether to send Iran’s case to the United Nations Security Council for possible sanctions. Full Story

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