Iran threatens to exceed permitted enriched uranium ceiling

Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization (AEOI) spokesman, Behrouz Kamalvandi, said on Monday Iran would reach the allowed 300kg level of enriched uranium at levels mandated by the 2015 deal on June 27 and added: “We will go further from that ceiling, not only that, but we will also increase production drastically.” Boosting enrichment from 3.75 pc up to 5 pc for the use in the Bushehr power plant, or 20 percent for a research reactor in Tehran would bring the fuel closer to weapons grade. On May 8, a year after the US quit the 2015 accord, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani gave the UK, France, Germany, China and Russia had 60 days to implement their promises to protect Iran’s oil and banking sectors from re-imposed US sanctions.

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5 thoughts on “Iran threatens to exceed permitted enriched uranium ceiling

  • Jun 17, 2019 @ 17:46 at 17:46
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    so basically iran is extorting europe. “if you dont save us we take you down with us”

    the most pathetic thing is that the EU actually buys this extortion.

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  • Jun 18, 2019 @ 2:09 at 2:09
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    Of course they should be able to fuel their own reactors. Above 20%…. target the facility… just saying

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  • Jun 18, 2019 @ 2:17 at 2:17
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    Trump is smart and the Iranians are now scared to death that the US will hit them hard in the near future. The Europeans, the Russians and China will have to make a decision come June 27, 2019. That date will signal that Iran is about to break the deal and go for the gold! It will also mean the end to holding back on Iran by the US. Europe is standing on wet sand and better take sides or suffer the consequence of being hand wringers.

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  • Jun 18, 2019 @ 2:26 at 2:26
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    Take out ALL Iranian nuclear sites.

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  • Jun 18, 2019 @ 7:58 at 7:58
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    The IDF has a means of resolving these issues; in 1981, they took out Baghdad’s reactor, giving Saddam Hussain a hissy-fit, and then in 2007, in “Operation Orchard,” took out Syria’s reactor, the head of Syria’s nuclear program, and a few North Korean scientists to boot. A few years ago, some in the IDF proposed taking out Iran’s nuclear facilities in Natanz and elsewhere, until someone got cold feet, but with the Ayatollah now “cruisin’ for a brusin,” it is again time for the IDF to take the gloves off and deal a knockout punch. No doubt, the IDF has been war gaming, planning and preparing for the inevitable battle, just as they did before June 5, 1967!

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