Ayatollah Khamenei told nuclear scientists in Iran to expand uranium enrichment

MOSCOW, 4 Jul — RIA Novosti. Iran’s Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei ordered the atomic energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) immediately started uranium enrichment at the level of 190 thousand SWU (a unit of work on isotope separation, which is one of a power level of centrifuges — ed.), reports channel Press TV.

The Ayatollah stated that Iran cannot be under sanctions and under the “nuclear surveillance”. In this regard, he ordered the AEOI to urgently prepare for the enrichment of uranium “up to the level of 190 thousand SWUs while staying in the framework of the Joint comprehensive plan of action (SVPD)”.

In September 2015, a Deputy Iranian foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi has said that Iran is capable of in the next 15 years to 190 thousand SWU (unit of work separation) using centrifuge of the sixth and eighth generations.

The US President Donald trump on may 8 announced that Washington is out of agreement with Iran on its nuclear program reached “six” of international mediators (Russia, USA, Britain, China, France, Germany) in 2015, and announced the restoration of all sanctions against Iran including secondary, that is, against other countries doing business with Iran.