​UN: Iran reportedly buying equipment for reactor

December 10, 2014 4:45 AM

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​UN: Iran reportedly buying equipment for reactor

UNITED NATIONS -- Iran is being accused of illicitly stepping up purchases for its heavy water reactor, which if completed will produce enough plutonium for several nuclear weapons a year, U.N. diplomats said Tuesday.

What to do with the research reactor, which is under construction in the city of Arak, is among the disagreements between Iran and the U.S. at ongoing talks meant to put long-term curbs on Tehran's nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief.

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