Iran says to unveil new, faster nuclear centrifuges

TEHRAN (BestGrowthStock) – 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.

“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)

Iran says to unveil new, faster nuclear centrifuges