"In the coming days the world will witness Iran's announcement of its very important and very major nuclear achievements," Ahmadinejad told a crowd at Tehran's Azadi (Freedom) Square in a speech relayed live on state television.
Parisa Hafezi and Mitra Amiri | Reuters – Sat, Feb 11, 2012
The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran has made two nuclear announcements today !!
1) They have placed the first indigenous fuel rods into a Research Reactor.
2) They say they will start producing new yellow cake next year. Yellowcake is milled uranium oxide..
PressTV, Iran --- Wed Feb 15, 2012 12:23PM GMT
Yellowcake is used in the preparation of uranium fuel for nuclear reactors, for which it is smelted into purified UO2 for use in fuel rods for pressurized heavy-water reactors and other systems that use natural unenriched uranium...Yellowcake is produced by all countries in which uranium ore is mined.