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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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Salehi hailed on Thursday the good coordination between the Iranian, Chinese and British sides engaged in the reconstruction project of Arak reactor, saying the plan was going on at a good pace.
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Based on the contract, the Chinese side is to verify and confirm that the new design of the Arak reactor which was carried out by Iranian specialists, is based on international safety standards.
Removal of the core from the Arak reactor will largely eliminate its ability to yield nuclear bomb-grade plutonium, and was one of the toughest issues in the long nuclear negotiations between Iran and the powers.
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Under the JCPOA clinched in July Iran should redesign and rebuild a modernised heavy water research reactor in Arak. The redesigned and rebuilt Arak reactor will not produce weapons grade plutonium.
Arak. It's more interesting to play and we have more accessibility as far as what kinds of shows we can play and stuff, so that's cool.
Iran would be given light-water nuclear reactors to replace its almost completed heavy-water nuclear facility at Arak, which if completed will be able to produce several nuclear weapons each year.
Summary: Tehran's nuclear chief says Iran sees 'no more room' for negotiations on design of its Arak reactor, refusing to give ground.