Iran’s uranium stockpile has increased to 22 times larger than levels set by 2015 accord

Posted on AllSides November 16th, 2023
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Defense and Security, World, Iran, Uranium
Atomic Energy Organization of Iran via AP

Iran is accelerating its nuclear program by stockpiling enriched uranium — the material needed to create atomic bombs — in violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions.

A confidential report this week by the U.N.’s nuclear watchdog agency said Iran‘s stockpile has reached a level 22 times above the limit set by the 2015 nuclear accord between Tehran and world powers.

The findings by the International Atomic Energy Agency suggest that Iran has advanced the program dramatically since 2018, when then-President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the accord on grounds that it had failed...

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