Iran could increase uranium enrichment to 60%, supreme leader says

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says the Islamic Republic could increase its uranium enrichment to 60 percent, according to Iranian media reports.

Iran is currently enriching uranium to 20%, which is just a technical step away from weapons-grade levels of 90%.

Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks in a meeting with the family of Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani, who was killed in a US drone strike in Baghdad in early 2020, and top military leaders, in Tehran, Iran, December 16, 2020. (Official website of the Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader via AP)
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