Iranian, Turkish FMs meet in Portugal
Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki and his Turkish Counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu met in Portugal, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast was quoted as saying by IRNA.
Mehmanparast added that the meeting discussed issues of bilateral cooperation and trilateral agreements on exchange of fuel for the Tehran research reactor.
The tripartite agreement on the exchange of uranium was reached May 17 between Iran, Turkey and Brazil. The foreign ministers of these countries signed a draft agreement for the exchange of Tehran's low-enriched uranium (up to 3.5 percent) for highly enriched uranium (up to 20 percent) for the Tehran research reactor. According to the document, the exchange will be made on Turkish territory. Under the agreement, Iran is ready to deliver 1,2 tons of low enriched uranium to Turkey to get 120 kilograms of nuclear fuel.