Iran and Russia Agrees Roadmap to Jointly Produce Nuclear Fuel (परमाणु ईंधन)
Russia and Iran have agreed a roadmap to jointly produce nuclear fuel. The announcement was made by the head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organisation (AEOI), Ali Akbar Salehi on February 25, 2017. A preliminary agreement with Russia on the joint production of nuclear fuel was reached during thenuclear negotiations(वार्ता) between Iran and the major world powers in 2015..Besides, Iran also plans to buy 950 tonnes of uranium ore (yellow cake) from Kazakhstan over the next three years which is part of Iran’s international nuclear deal known as Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
Nearly 650 tons of the yellow cake shipment will arrive in Tehran directly in two batches of shipment during two years. The remaining 300 tons of this shipment will arrive in Tehran over the third year.
The JCPOA is an international agreement reached in Vienna on July 14, 2015 between Iran with the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council: China, France, Russia, Britain, the US plus Germany and the European Union. Under the agreement Iran agreed to scale back its nuclear activities to a considerable (महत्वपूर्ण) degree in return for the lift of international sanctions.