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Thursday
Oct282010

US Preparing New Nuclear Offer to Iran

Photo Courtesy - ATTA KENARE | AFP | Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The State Department on Thursday confirmed that the U.S. and its allies are working on a new deal to swap nuclear fuel for use in the Tehran Research Reactor (TRR).

The deal, according to U.S. officials, would be similar to an offer that Iran initially accepted, then rejected, last year that would've sent much of Iran’s nuclear stockpile abroad for enrichment. In return, Iran would have received fuel that could be used in a nuclear power plant.

This time around, however, Iran would have to transfer nearly double the amount of uranium since they have continued production over the past year.

The European Union has offered to meet Iran’s negotiator in mid-November. No official response has been received.

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