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Iran makes new nuclear threats that would reverse steps in pact

The two threats would reverse major achievements of the agreement, although Iran omitted important details about how far it might go to returning to the status quo before the pact, when Western experts believed it could build a bomb within months.

Iran announces new breach of nuclear deal limits and threatens further violations

The steps Iran has taken are all easily reversible. Yet the new move Iran said it was taking Sunday — to increase enrichment levels beyond the 3.67% purity that is the ceiling under the deal — is the most threatening.


Explained: Iran's nuclear program as 2015 deal unravels

President Donald Trump, who campaigned on a promise of tearing up the deal because it didn't address Iran's ballistic missile program or its involvement in regional conflicts, withdrew America from the accord in May 2018.

Israeli PM Netanyahu calls Iran's enrichment move a "very, very dangerous step"

"I call on my friends, the heads of France, Britain, and Germany - you signed this deal and you said that as soon as they take this step, severe sanctions will be imposed - that was the Security Council resolution. Where are you?" Benjamin Netanyahu said.

UN nuclear inspectors to report back on Iran's enrichment move

"We are aware of Iran's announcement related to its uranium enrichment level," a spokesman for the International Atomic Energy Agency said.

Iran reduces commitment to 2015 nuclear deal

Iranian officials said Tehran would keep reducing its commitments every 60 days, unless signatories of the pact moved to protect it from U.S. sanctions, but they left the door open to diplomacy.


Iran to lift uranium enrichment to 5%, above level in 2015 deal -official

The declaration comes at a time of sharply increased U.S.-Iranian confrontation, a year after Washington quit the pact and reimposed sanctions that had been lifted under the accord in exchange for Tehran curbing its nuclear work.

Trump warns Iran after Rouhani threat to enrich more uranium

Be careful with the threats, Iran. They can come back to bite you like nobody has been bitten before!" Donald Trump tweeted.

Iran will enrich uranium to 'any amount we want': President Rouhani

Iran's nuclear deal currently bars it from enriching uranium above 3.67%, which is enough for nuclear power plants but far below the 90% needed for weapon-grade levels

Iran says it has breached 2015 nuclear deal's stockpile limit, IAEA confirms claim

"We can confirm that IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano has informed the Board of Governors that the Agency verified on 1 July that Iran's total enriched uranium stockpile exceeded (the deal's limit)," an IAEA spokesman said in a statement.

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Iran celebrates historic nuclear deal, Israel irked by the progress

Iran, the United States, Russia, Britain, France and Germany secured the deal to be implemented by June 30 as part of a comprehensive agreement.