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Iran nuclear swap not feasible

The uranium fuel agreement Iran struck with Turkey and Brazil has a key technical flaw as it fails to allocate enough time to make the fuel, a Western diplomat said.

world Updated: May 26, 2010 02:12 IST

The uranium fuel agreement Iran struck with Turkey and Brazil has a key technical flaw as it fails to allocate enough time to make the fuel, a Western diplomat said.

“Getting this fuel in one year is impossible. It takes at least one and a half years to have this,” the diplomat told reporters. The deal “cannot work because it is only one year and it takes more time to get the enriched uranium,” said the diplomat, on the condition of anoymity.