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Developing new centrifuges on Tehran's agenda - Iran nuclear official

DUBAI, Sept 7 (Reuters) - Developing new types of uranium enrichment machines is on Tehran's agenda, a spokesman for Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation said in a televised news conference on Saturday, adding that Iran has started injecting gas into advanced centrifuges.

"Right now we don't need it, but developing new types of centrifuges is in our agenda," Behrouz Kamalvandi said as he announced details of steps taken by Tehran to further scale back its commitments to Iran's 2015 nuclear deal.

Iran said on Friday it had taken a step to further downgrade its commitments to the pact, in retaliation for increased pressure by the United States that exited the deal last year and reimposed sanctions on the country. (Writing by Parisa Hafezi; Editing by Alexander Smith)