Iranwill go on refining uranium “with intensity” and the number of enrichment centrifuges it has operating will rise Moncler jacket sale cheap  substantially in the current year, the country’s nuclear energy chief was quoted as saying on Wednesday.

The comments by Fereydoun Abbasi-Davani, head ofIran’s Atomic Energy Organisation, signaled continued defiance in the face of international demands thatTehranhalt enrichment to the higher 20 percent fissile purity level, close down its Fordow enrichment plant, and ship out its stockpile of the material.

But he also said Iran would continue and   moncler down jackets  possibly raise its output of reactor fuel using 20 percent enriched uranium – which suggests that less of it might be available for use in what the West suspects is an attempt to develop atom bombs.

Iran says it needs 20 percent refined uranium – as opposed to the lower-grade enrichment to 3.5 percent level needed for nuclear moncler sale  power plants – to turn into fuel for a medical research reactor in Tehran.

It says its nuclear program has purely peaceful purposes.

Diplomacy between Iranand the world powers – the United States, China, Russia, France, Germany, and Britain- has been deadlocked since moncler women coatsa June meeting that ended without breakthrough.

Both sides now say they want to resume talks soon, after this month’s re-election of U.S. President Barack Obama.

Diplomats expect a new meeting in Istanbullater this year or in January. One diplomatic source said the powers would propose the first half of December  cheap moncler outlet but that the following month was more likely.