Zero Hedge: Iran has begun the production of enriched uranium metal, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has said in a statement, prompting the three Western negotiators in the Iran nuclear deal to issue a joint statement condemning the move.
“This is a serious violation of Iran’s commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPoA),” the foreign ministers of France, Germany and the UK said in their statement.
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“Iran has no credible civilian need for uranium metal R&D and production, which are a key step in the development of a nuclear weapon.”
“This further step in Iran’s escalation of its nuclear violations is all the more concerning at a time when no date has been set for the continuation of the negotiations in Vienna on a return to the JCPoA,” the three also said.
U.S. State Department spokesman Ned Price said, as quoted by Reuters, “Iran’s nuclear advances will have a bearing on our view of returning to the JCPOA.” Read More