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April 9, 2014

The construction of a nuclear reactor near the Iranian city of Arak is one of the major issues being tackled in the negotiations between Iran and six global powers this week in Vienna.

Some among the P5+1 group of powers—China, France, Germany, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States—fear the Iranian reactor, which is currently under construction, could produce a large supply of plutonium, which could be used to build nuclear weapons.