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Arak

(äräk`), city (1991 pop. 331,354), Tehran prov., W central Iran. A center for agricultural trade as well as for road and rail, the city is also known for its rugs, pottery, metalwork, and carpets. Founded c.1800, Arak was formerly known as Sultanabad.

Arak

 

a city in northwestern Iran. Population, 90,000 (1975). Arak is a transportation center. It is also the center of an agricultural region that produces sugar beets and grains. Industry includes food processing (sugar, liqueurs, and vodka) and the production of textiles and carpets. Arak has a machine-building plant (built in cooperation with the USSR) and an aluminum plant.

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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi conferred on parts of the nuclear agreement reached between Tehran and the world powers on July 14 which are related to redesigning the Arak reactor.
The fate of the Arak reactor was one of the toughest sticking points in the long nuclear negotiations and technical detail about the plant consumes a huge part of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
The fate of the Arak reactor in central Iran was one of the toughest sticking points in the long nuclear negotiations that led to an agreement in July.
If the Americans break the terms of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) regarding lifting the sanctions, Iran will activate the Arak reactor within six months," ISNA news agency quoted Head of National Security and Foreign Policy Commission of Iranian Parliament, Alaeddin Boroujerdi, as saying Nov.
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Arak started up in July 1993, three months behind schedule and its crude distillation system ran at 75,000 b/d.
TEHRAN - Iran sees "no more room" for negotiations on the design of its Arak reactor, Tehran's nuclear chief said, refusing to give ground on a key issue in international negotiations.
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Western powers fear the Arak plant - 250 km (150 miles) southwest of Tehran - could provide a supply of plutonium - one of two materials, along with highly enriched uranium, that can trigger a nuclear explosion - once operational.
In this round of expert-level talks, we will review the issues related to (uranium) enrichment as well as tackling the concerns about the Arak heavy water reactor," Araqchi said.
An Iranian negotiator says nuclear talks with world powers this week would focus on advanced centrifuges and the unfinished Arak heavy water reactor.
IAEA also added that Iran has not begun operating any IR-2M centrifuges and that no major components had been installed at a reactor being built at Arak with IR-40 reactor, which could provide Iran with plutonium, once it has been up and running for 12 to 18 months.