TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi announced that the new phase of a nuclear project will become operational in Fordo
site in the coming days.
Iran announced Monday that it has deployed its first S-300 air defense system at the Fordo
underground centrifuge complex.
State news agencies report that Russian-made S300 PMU2 missile defense systems have been deployed at the underground Fordo
uranium enrichment plant against any possible US or Israeli attack by plane, missile or UAV.
Iran has moved S-300 long-range missiles to its Fordo
nuclear facility near the city of Qom in the center of the country, according to state-run media Sunday.
It came the same day that Iran deployed an advance Russian-made air defense system around its Fordo
nuclear facility, Iranian state TV reported.
He however said a number of active centrifuges would remain in the Natanz and fordo
Russia and Iran have made progress in redeveloping Iran s Fordo
fuel enrichment plant to produce stable isotopes.
Under yesterday's Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, enrichment will be limited at Natanz for 10 years and not permitted at Fordo
for 15 years.
Earlier, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif paid a visit to the country's uranium enrichment facilities in Fordo
This includes possible changes in the design of an unfinished reactor at Arak so that it produces less weapons-grade plutonium, enhanced UN inspections, and alterations to Iran's fortified Fordo
Experts say this would likely involve closing the underground Fordo
facility, slashing the number of uranium centrifuges, cutting the stockpile of fissile material, altering a new reactor being built at Arak and tougher UN inspections.
We know that Iran does not need to have an underground, fortified enrichment facility like Fordo