Category Archives: LEU

Counterproductive Sanctions Policy

Iran’s new Foreign Minister and head of the country’s atomic energy organization had announced yesterday that Iran has now set up a special facility at Esfahan’s Uranium Conversion Plant to manufacture fuel plates for the Tehran Research Reactor (TRR). According to … Continue reading

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Bushehr Power Plant

While, after Jeffrey Goldberg’s lengthy article last week, a heated debate at The Atlantic currently discusses pros and cons of bombing Iran and its nuclear facilities, and former Ambassador to the UN John Bolton warns that Israel and the US are going to … Continue reading

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The Failed Swap Deal

The details and exact wording of former UN watchdog of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Mohamed ElBaradei’s swap proposal after last year’s Geneva talks between Iran and world powers (permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany, P5+1) … Continue reading

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The Vienna Group Dismisses the Tehran Declaration

Just before permanent and non-permanent members of the UN Security Council (UNSC) voted on Resolution 1929 which imposes further sanctions on Iran, Brazil’s representative Maria Luiza Ribeiro Viotti gave a remarkable statement on why Brazil would vote against the resolution. Of course … Continue reading

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Obama’s Letter to Lula

President Obama’s letter of April 20 to Brazilian’s President Lula da Silva has been leaked yesterday. Large parts deal with the proposal worked out by former nuclear watchdog Mohamed Elbaradei last October with regard to the fuel swap, Iran’s golden … Continue reading

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