Iran ups stakes in nuclear talks with production of potential bomb technology. The IAEA has said Iran has followed through on plans to begin the production of sensitive uranium metals needed for the assembly of nuclear weapons. A dispute over Iran’s latest nuclear advances is adding further tensions on ongoing talks meant to restore an atomic technology deal abandoned by the United States. The United Nations’ atomic watchdog has reportedly confirmed that Iran has followed through on plans to begin production of sensitive uranium metals that are essential for the assembly of nuclear weapons. This has prompted complaints by the U.S. and European allies that Tehran has violated its obligations under the deal and violating the spirit of ongoing talks.
Independent 7th July 2021 read more »
Iran begins enriching uranium – putting talks to revive 2015 nuclear deal at risk. A US State Department spokesperson said Washington found Iran’s actions “worrying” – “especially with experiments that have value for nuclear weapons research”.
Sky News 7th July 2021 read more »