Iran exits nuclear deal
“Iran‘s nuclear program will be based solely on its technical needs”, and not be limited to the restrcitions agreed in JCPOA.
Iran is saying infer it can produce whatever kind of nuclear fuel it wants, including bomb-grade material. Instead of a yr breakout time within the JCPOA agreement, they’ll have fuel in months.
Iran, the Cabinet on Sunday announced the country’s decision to take the final step to reduce commitments to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), popularly referred as the 2015 nuclear deal.
The Cabinet said Iran will observe no restrictions in operational areas including enrichment capacities, enrichment percentage, and the volume of enriched material as well as research. The statement added that Iran’s nuclear program face no kinds of restrictions in such areas and will go on solely according to the country’s technical needs.
However, the Cabinet stressed, Iran will continue cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency as before. Iran is ready to go back to its JCPOA commitments once the sanctions are removed and the country gets benefits from the nuclear deal. According to the statement, Cabinet assigned the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran to take the necessary measures to this end in coordination with the Iranian President.
Under the 2015 accord, Iran had agreed to limit its sensitive nuclear activities and allow in international inspectors in return for the lifting of crippling economic sanctions.
However, the deal was unilaterally abandoned by the Trump administration in May 2018 and tensions between Washington and Tehran have been simmering since then.