European Union High Representative Catherine Ashton and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, right, speak to the press after closed-door nuclear talks in Vienna, Austria, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)
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Iran is sticking to a six-month nuclear freeze agreed under a November interim deal with world powers, the UN atomic agency said in new report Thursday, a month after the agreement came into force.Iran is currently building a facility to convert this type of material to oxide form, the IAEA report said, from which it would be more difficult to enrich to weapons-grade.In addition, Iran has not installed any additional uranium enrichment centrifuges at either of its facilities, Natanz and Fordo, according to the IAEA.The IAEA report also revealed for the first time that under hardline previous president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iran had started but not finalised "preliminary site selection" for five new uranium enrichment facilities.
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