MP: Iran to increase fuel production
Iran to increase the capacity to produce nuclear fuel in order to meet its needs, MP Esmail Kowsari said on Sunday, ILNA reported.
Iranian MP Esmail Kowsari said the Islamic Republic plans to increase its production of nuclear fuel to meet the country's needs.
Regarding the prospects of a nuclear fuel swap with the Vienna Group, the deputy head of the Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Commission said Iran has never rejected fuel swap but the West has always delayed the deal.
Iran will increase nuclear fuel and will meet its needs," Kowsari said.
He also said Tehran has already announced its position toward talks with the negotiating partners (five permanent members of the Security Council and Germany).
Kousari told Mehr News Agency Iran cannot accept a framework for talks devised only by the West, he stated.
Iran and the 5+1 group are set to meet early next month.
The MP went on to say that the Islamic Republic has never rejected the idea of nuclear fuel swap but the West has always acted in a way that led to the .
postponement of talks over nuclear fuel exchange.