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Arak Reactor Will be Redesigned by 6 Superpowers

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Six world powers will help Iran redesign its Arak heavy water reactor so that Iran couldn’t produce weapons-grade plutonium.

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What the actual scenario is?

A document was signed by the foreign ministers of Iran and the P5+1 country which include the United States, Britain, France, China, Russia and Germany. The Arak reactor in central Iran was one of the toughest sticking points in the long nuclear negotiations with Iran. Removing the core of the heavy water reactor to produce less plutonium is an important step before the relief from sanctions starts.

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Image via theiranproject.com

Iran will participate in this project as project manager, while China will look after design and the construction. United States will provide technical support. France, the United Kingdom and Germany will participate in design review and Russia will provide consultative services.