Posts tagged as Uranium

Iran enriching uranium to 4.5%, breaking deal limit

Monday, July 8, 2019

Iran began enriching uranium Monday to 4.5%, breaking the limit set by its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, semi-official news agencies in the country reported. The acknowledgement by the spokesman of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran comes a day after Iran pledged to break the deal’s limit of 3.67%. The decision to ramp up uranium enrichment came less than a week after Iran acknowledged breaking the 300-kilogram (661-pound)…

Iran says it has broken stockpile limit set by nuclear deal

Monday, July 1, 2019

Iran acknowledged Monday it had broken the limit set on its stockpile of low-enriched uranium by the 2015 nuclear deal, marking its first major departure from the unraveling agreement a year after the U.S. unilaterally withdrew from the accord. Iran had been expected for days to acknowledge it broke the limit after earlier warning it would do so. It held off on publicly making an announcement as European leaders met…

Iran maintains right to enrich Uranium for peaceful purposes – president Rouhani

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

The uncertainty around the Iran nuclear deal has been intensifying, with Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi not ruling out that Tehran can withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in the coming weeks. Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani stated that Iranians would not give in to pressure from US President Donald Trump and would defend their independence and values. In a speech broadcast live on state TV, he called Washington’s decision…