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  4/9/2013, Nisan 29, 5773

Iran Announces New Uranium Processing Facility

Iran announced, Tuesday, that it has opened a new facility for processing uranium, according to state-run television. Agence France Presse reports that the yellow cake (impure uranium oxide) facility is in the city of Ardakan, in the Yazd province.

It was also announced that new uranium mining operations were begun in the central Iranian city of Saghand, where the ore has been mined since 2005.