Statement by the Press Secretary/Director-General for Press and Public Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on the Resumption of Uranium Enrichment-related Activities by Iran

August 3, 2004

  1. It is regrettable that Iran has resumed the manufacturing of centrifuge components.

  2. Japan strongly urges Iran to sincerely implement all the requirements of the relevant IAEA resolutions which call on Iran to suspend all uranium enrichment-related and reprocessing activities, including the manufacturing of centrifuge components and assembly of centrifuges.

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