Report: Iran Discussing Heavy Water Sale With Russia

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Russia’s Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Iran’s Hassan Rouhani after the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly, New York, September 28, 2015.
Russia’s Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Iran’s Hassan Rouhani after the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly, New York, September 28, 2015.Credit: AP

REUTERS - Iran is conducting talks with Russia about sales of heavy water, Russia's RIA news agency quoted an Iranian foreign ministry official as saying on Monday.

Heavy water, which is not radioactive, is a component of making nuclear weapons and nuclear energy. 

Under last year's landmark nuclear deal between Iran, the United States and five other world powers, Tehran is responsible for reducing its stock of heavy water, which it can sell, dilute or dispose of, under conditions. 

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