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IRAN’S NUCLEAR HOLIDAY: A FINAL ATTEMPT TO DETER TRUMP

Omer Carmi – The Washington Institute The twentieth day of Farvardin, which usually coincides with April 8 or 9, is known in Iran as “National Nuclear Technology Day.” The unusual celebration began under former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who declared it an official holiday in 2006 after Iran reached a significant …

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The IAEA’s Right and Obligation to Inspect Military Facilities in Iran

  Olli Heinonen – FDD Research In order for the nuclear deal with Iran to ensure the “exclusively peaceful nature of Iran’s nuclear program,” the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) must be able to inspect all necessary locations either in the territory of Iran or under its control elsewhere, including all military …

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President Trump’s Failing Leadership on Iran

Danielle Pletka –  The New York Times President Trump has made clear his hostility toward the Iran nuclear deal, labeling it “one of the worst and most one-sided transactions the United States has entered into.” He is right: The ill-constructed deal left Iran with an industrial-scale nuclear program which, when the …

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U.N. nuclear watchdog sees no need to check Iran military sites

The United States is pushing U.N. nuclear inspectors to check military sites in Iran to verify it is not breaching its nuclear deal with world powers. But for this to happen, inspectors must believe such checks are necessary and so far they do not, officials say. Last week, U.S. Ambassador …

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Iran honouring nuclear deal but nearing heavy-water limit again – IAEA

Iran has stayed within limits on its nuclear activities imposed by a 2015 deal with world powers but is close to once again breaching a ceiling on its stock of one chemical, a quarterly report by the U.N. atomic watchdog showed on Friday. The report was the second since the …

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Head of U.N. nuclear watchdog says Iran continuing commitment to deal

Iran is implementing the deal on its nuclear program agreed with world powers, the head of the U.N. atomic energy watchdog said on Tuesday, amid concerns the United States will try to alter the terms. The United States has taken a tougher stance on Iran since President Donald Trump took …

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Iran sticks to deadline of nuclear deal with centrifuge move: IAEA

Iran has complied with a deadline set by its landmark nuclear deal with world powers by removing hundreds of centrifuges, machines that enrich uranium, from a site buried deep inside a mountain, the U.N. atomic agency said on Monday. The deal reached between six powers and Iran in 2015 stated …

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More Information Is Needed to Evaluate Implementation of the Iran Nuclear Deal

Katherine Bauer and Patrick Clawson (Washington Institute) On January 10, officials from Iran and the P5+1 countries met in Vienna under the auspices of the Joint Commission, a body established by the 2015 nuclear deal and coordinated by Frederica Mogherini, the European Union’s high representative for foreign affairs and security policy. …

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Iran once again exceeds a nuclear deal limit: IAEA report

Iran has exceeded a soft limit on sensitive material set under its nuclear deal with major powers, the U.N. atomic watchdog said on Wednesday, hours after Donald Trump – who has strongly criticized the agreement – won the U.S. presidential election. It is the second time Tehran has surpassed the …

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Iran briefly overstepped a limit set by nuclear deal, IAEA says

ran briefly exceeded a limit set by a deal with major powers under which sanctions against it were lifted, the U.N. nuclear watchdog said on Friday, but Tehran then came back within the permitted bounds. Under its July deal with the United States, Russia, China, France, Britain and Germany, Iran …

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