Iran: Advanced centrifuges to be set up soon at Qom nuclear site

09.06.2011                      7.Siwan, 5771                      Schawuot 2

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Iran: Advanced centrifuges to be set up soon at Qom nuclear site

Iran shifting its higher grade uranium enrichment work from Natanz site to Fordo near Qom and aims to triple the production capacity of nuclear fuel.

Iran's nuclear energy chief and Vice President Fereidoun Abbasi was quoted Wednesday by the official Iranian IRNA news agency as saying Tehran plans to soon set up the more advanced type of centrifuges, suitable for higher-level uranium enrichment, at the Fordo site near the holy city of Qom in central Iran.
Fordo was long kept secret and was only revealed in 2009. It was built next to a military complex to protect it in case of an attack….