Issue Brief: Will Iran Give Up Twenty Percent Enrichment

By July 22, 2010

Since February, Iran has been enriching uranium to concentrations of 20 percent U-235. A stockpile of 130 kg of 20 percent enriched uranium would reduce, by more than half, Iran’s time to develop a bomb. A key unknown is whether Tehran will stop the higher enrichment and, if so, under what circumstances. Read the FAS Issue Brief (PDF).

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