Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 4

22-Jan-2007

IRAN

Irans Nuclear Plans Firmed Up In Defiance Of US-Led Sanctions Threat

Tehran confirmed on 15 January that it would press ahead with the construction of a 3,000-centrifuge uranium enrichment unit, in defiance of UN sanctions agreed in late December in a bid to halt Irans nuclear fuel upgrading program (MEES, 1/8 January). Government spokesman Gholamhossein Elham said Iran was moving towards production of nuclear fuel, which needs 3,000...