News: Nuclear Program
The Iranian regime said on Saturday it was now capable of raising uranium enrichment past the 20% level, in violation of the 2015 international nuclear deal with world powers.
“We have started lifting limitations on our Research and Development imposed by the deal...It will include development of more rapid and advanced centrifuges,” the regime's nuclear agency spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi told a televised news conference.
The Iranian regime is stifling a United Nations probe of its alleged storage of nuclear equipment and radioactive material in Tehran, diplomats have told The Wall Street Journal, leading to fresh concerns about Tehran’s activities at a critical moment for the fate of the 2015 nuclear deal.
Rafael Grossi, an Argentine diplomat and contender to take over as head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), has waded into the debate with a scything attack on the Iranian regime’s uranium build up. The diplomat said the UN nuclear watchdog must be unyielding in reporting any failures to comply with the 2015 nuclear deal and must tell it as it is in their role to check compliance with the terms of the deal.