The UN nuclear watchdog has expressed serious concern at Iran’s continuing failure to allow access to sites the agency wants to visit. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) says that for more than four months Iran has been blocking inspections of two suspect locations. It is believed the activity there took place long before Iran agreed to curb its nuclear ambitions in a 2015 deal. The IAEA says Iran’s enriched uranium stockpile now exceeds the agreed limit. The findings, laid out in two unreleased reports, are expected to be discussed by the agency in mid-June. It comes amid rising tensions between Iran and the US, which pulled out of the 2015 international agreement.
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While Tehran’s response to the US announcement to end nuclear-related waivers has been nonchalant, Mahsa Rouhi argues that the decision may have significant implications for the future of nuclear negotiations with Iran.
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