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Report: Iran Makes Fuel Rods for Reactors

Iran is producing fuel rods for nuclear reactors, state radio reported Thursday in the government’s latest attempt to boost a nuclear program that world powers are trying to curb. Power-control rods, or fuel rods, contain low-enriched uranium and are inserted into a nuclear reactor’s core to make the reactor run. “After sanctions from the U.S., experts from Iran’s atomic energy organization have produced better quality rods than the foreign samples,” the radio reported. Full Story

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