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International Leaders Respond to Iran’s Decision to Increase Enriched Uranium Stockpile

By INU Staff

INU - Iran recently announced that it is going to increase its enrichment of uranium over the limits set by the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or 2015 Iran nuclear deal as it is also known. Iran confirmed that it was very close, just a matter of hours, to breaching the limits.

Trump Warns Iran over Latest Nuclear Threat

By Mahmoud Hakamian

Earlier this week, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that the country was going to increase its enriched uranium stockpile to the level it wishes, disregarding the limits that it is obliged to adhere to according to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or 2015 Iran nuclear deal as it is more commonly referred to.

U.S. President Donald Trump responded to this in a message on Twitter, saying that Iran should watch what it threatens. He said: “ (…) Be careful with the threats, Iran. They can come back to bite you like nobody has been bitten before!”

Iranian President Warns Tehran Will Enrich Uranium to the Level It Desires Despite Terms of Nuclear Deal

By INU Staff

INU - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is warning Europe that Iran is moving towards the “next step” in its plans to increase uranium enrichment levels that are limited by the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

He made this announcement yesterday in a bid to increase pressure on the European signatories of the deal – France, Germany and the United Kingdom. Iran has been pressuring the Europeans to alleviate the economical hardships it is finding itself in since the United States exited the nuclear agreement last year.

Iran’s Nuclear Deal Violations May Encourage Broader Support for “Maximum Pressure”

By Edward Carney

As of Monday, it has been confirmed that the Islamic Republic of Iran is in violation of the 2015 nuclear deal that placed restrictions on its nuclear enrichment activity in return for relief from international sanctions. Although that relief was largely erased in May of last year after the US withdrew from the agreement in the interest of pursuing more comprehensive terms, White House officials made it clear last week that the withdrawal did not give Iran license to violate the existing terms or to avoid punishment for so doing.

By INU Staff

INU - Earlier this week, the Iranian regime announced that it had exceeded the enriched uranium limits that it is obliged to adhere to as part of the Joint comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or 2015 Iran nuclear deal as it is more commonly referred to. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the UN nuclear watchdog that is charged with monitoring Iran’s compliance has confirmed that Iran has breached the limit.

Iran’s UN Rep: INSTEX Is Like Car Without Gas

By Mahmoud Hakamian

Iran's UN representative has dismissed the EU’s special financial mechanism, designed to subvert US sanctions on Iran, as a car without gas.

On June 25, EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini said that the Instrument for Trade and Exchanges (INSTEX), which uses barter-based trade to evade US sanctions, might be ready and operational soon.


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