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Iran’s supply of heavy water, used in reactors that can produce plutonium, another nuclear-weapons fuel, also was within the limits, the report stated.
The key part of the heavy water plant was in the basement of this enormous fortress of steel and stone.
United Nations nuclear inspectors have said Iran worked to resolve the heavy water issues, has remained in compliance with centrifuge provisions and hasn’t intimidated inspectors.
In October 2016, Iran slightly surpassed a limit on its stockpiles of heavy water, which is used in medical imaging and can also fuel reactors that produce plutonium, a weapons material.
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