CORRECTED: Iran vows to start 60% uranium enrichment in breach of nuclear deal

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Iran said Tuesday that it will start uranium enrichment to the purity level of 60 percent, just days after a suspected Israeli attack on its Natanz nuclear facility, local media reported. Speaking in Vienna on Tuesday, Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Seyed Abbas Araqchi was quoted by the semi-official Tasmin News Agency as saying the decision was conveyed to the International Atomic Energy Agency in a letter earlier in the day. The move would be a serious breach of the nuclear deal that Iran inked with world powers in 2015. Iran had in recent months raised enrichment to 20 percent purity, far a...

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