President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (2nd L) attends the unveiling ceremony of new nuclear projects
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Iran loads 'first domestically-made nuclear fuel'

Iran has staged an elaborate ceremony to unveil new developments in its nuclear programme.

Tehran says it has used domestically-made nuclear fuel in a reactor for the first time, and also unveiled more efficient enrichment centrifuges.

State TV showed President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad inspecting the rods as they were loaded into a reactor.

Western countries fear Iran wants to make nuclear weapons; Tehran says it only wants to produce its own energy.

James Reynolds reports.