US brands Iran centrifuges 'provocative'

Help

Iran is installing advanced centrifuges at a uranium enrichment plant in Natanz, the UN nuclear watchdog has said.

Speaking in Washington, DC state department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said the move represented "yet another provocative step" by Iran.

But, she added, there was another path forward at forthcoming talks, saying she hoped Iran would consider taking the "diplomatic path".

Western powers fear Tehran is seeking weapons technology, but Tehran says it is refining uranium only for peaceful energy purposes.

Rouhani's Iran

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.