Monday, June 17, 2019

BREAKING: Iran Warns It Will Breach Limits On Uranium Stockpile Within 10 Days

Iran said this morning that it would breach limits within 10 days on its uranium stockpile that were agreed in its landmark nuclear deal. This comes only after President Trump last year unilaterally pulled the United States from the deal.

A spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran told reporters that the country’s low-enriched uranium production had increased fourfold and its stockpile would pass a 300kg limit by June 27.

“We have quadrupled production of uranium. The countdown has begun as of today and Iran will surpass the ceiling of 300kg within the next 10 days on June 27,” said the spokesman, Behrouz Kamalvandi.

Hassan Rouhani, Iran’s president, said on May 8 that Tehran would no longer comply with important elements of the agreement unless the deal’s other signatories — Germany, the UK, France, Russia and China — came up with concrete steps to counter the impact of US sanctions within 60 days.

Also, today, Kamalvandi said the other signatories to the deal still had time to save the accord,


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