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Iran's president unveils new generation of centrifuges

Updated: 2010-04-10 00:16
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TEHRAN - Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Friday unveiled the first sample of new generation of centrifuges, local satellite Press TV reported.

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Ahmadinejad unveiled the sample of third generation of centrifuges in a ceremony held in Tehran on Friday marking Iran's annual national nuclear day.

He hailed the recent achievements made in nuclear field in the ceremony broadcast live from the state TV.

Earlier in the day, head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali-Akbar Salehi, who is also Iran's vice president, said that Iran has designed the third generation of centrifuges and they have passed mechanical tests.