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Iran says to unveil new, faster nuclear centrifuges
April 9, 2010 / 1:28 PM / in 8 years

Iran says to unveil new, faster nuclear centrifuges

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will unveil new “third generation” centrifuges later on Friday capable of much faster uranium enrichment, the head of the Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization said.

<p>Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad waves to his supporters during his provincial trip to Orumieh, 946 km (591 miles) north west of Tehran, April 7, 2010. REUTERS/President.ir/Handout</p>

“Iran will demonstrate third generation centrifuges today which have a separation power 10 times that of the first generation,” Ali Akbar Salehi said at a speech marking Iran’s annual national nuclear day, according to a text of his speech given to Reuters in advance.

Reporting by Parisa Hafezi; writing by Robin Pomeroy; Editing by Jon Boyle

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