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14 January 2011 [17:35] - Today.Az
Iran intends to produce centrifuges using only local technologies, Deputy Secretary General of the Iranian Supreme National Security Council on Foreign Policy, Ali Baghiri, was quoted by Fars news agency as saying.
He said that all nuclear technologies in Iran were developed by the efforts of local scholars.
He said that despite Western countries' sanctions, research progress in Iran is indisputable.
Gas centrifuges rotating at about 60,000 turns per minute are used in the field of nuclear research to separate uranium isotopes, placed in gas - uranium hexafluoride. The centrifuge consists of 180 details. Iran bought most of the parts, such as valves, rotors and pressure sensors abroad on the black market.