UK Learns Iran Planned to Enrich Uranium for Military Use
06 June, 2018, 03:33 | Author: Ted Wilson
TEHRAN, IRAN-Iran has informed the United Nations nuclear watchdog that it will increase its nuclear enrichment capacity within the limits set by the 2015 agreement with world powers. Before the deal was reached, Tehran enriched uranium to up to 20 per cent purity.
During a joint press conference following their talks, Macron reaffirmed his commitment to the nuclear deal but said that an additional agreement could be added to target Iran's ballistic programme.
Israel's Minister of Intelligence Yisrael Katz said Tuesday that a US-led military coalition would confront Iran if it resumed its enrichment of military-grade uranium.
The remaining parties have vowed to stay in the accord but many of their companies have already started to wind down Iranian operations.
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei ordered the increase in nuclear enrichment in a speech on Monday.
Iran insists its nuclear programme is entirely peaceful, and that its compliance with the deal has been verified by the IAEA.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reacted swiftly to Salehi's announcement, charging that the Islamic republic's aim was "unlimited enrichment of uranium to create an arsenal of nuclear bombs" to destroy his country.
"If conditions allow, maybe tomorrow night at [the Natanz enrichment plant], we can announce the opening of the center for production of new centrifuges", Salehi said, quoted by the semiofficial Fars news agency. What's more, it is unclear whether the USA decision to impose sanctions on Iran, which were lifted after Tehran put curbs on its uranium enrichment program, will kill the deal entirely.
Major worldwide companies are already beginning to distance themselves from Iran in fear of U.S. sanctions.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Sunday the USA decision to withdraw from the agreement was illegal and he urged the other signatories not to follow suit.
Hoping to protect their interests, the Europeans have proposed hammering out a supplementary deal with Tehran covering its ballistic missile program as well as its interventions in countries such as Lebanon, Syria, Iraq and Yemen.
Still, the threat of USA sanctions has put pressure on European countries working with Iran.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with French leaders Tuesday in Paris as he continues efforts to persuade European leaders to alter the worldwide nuclear agreement with Iran.
Merkel did agree with Netanyahu that the IAEA should examine Iran's nuclear program more closely.
Netanyahu will meet French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday and British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday.
For all of Iran's fierce public riposte to USA threats of tougher sanctions, some senior Iranian officials see the US position as a "bargaining strategy" and believe the door to a diplomatic compromise should stay open.
NOAA's forecast is about the same with 10 to 16 named storms, 5 to 9 of those becoming hurricanes with 1 to 4 major hurricanes. Taking notes from last year's busy hurricane season, it appears people are taking heed and prepping early.
Amazon is launching a global store accessible to Australian customers, where products from its retail site will be available. In a statement about the change, Amazon said it regretted "any inconvenience this may cause customers".
On Tuesday, the White House released a statement in which it said the US would continue to pursue trade actions against China. Also, China was made to make a promise that they will buy more of United States agricultural and energy products.
The groups said they were striking back after Israel killed more than 100 Palestinians who were protesting along the border. Hamas' decision to stop the attacks suggests it means to avoid another war, one that might well end its control of Gaza .
Asked if that marks a dramatic change in his thinking, given his recent hard-fought court battle, Rotondo answered succinctly. Rotondo refused the judge's request to work things out directly with his parents, who sat quietly nearby.
The clip shows what seems to be a Spartan-looking character kicking another solider off a cliff; an homage to Frank Miller's 300. While Origins was a departure from the series' roots, Odyssey will apparently push it even further into RPG territory.
Serena leads her head-to-head record with Sharapova 19-2, with the Russian's last win coming at the 2004 WTA Tour Championships. However, Williams recovered early in the second in this enthralling encounter winning 6-3 on a packed Philippe Chatrier .
"Against Iceland we will have to take advantage of the domain, we need a high level of force in the World Cup ". Messi, 30, left Newell's at age 13 and thus did not appear in a senior match for the club.
Weinman is facing several charges including aggravated assault on a police officer, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. It should be noted that the breathalyzer came out negative after Weinman was instructed to take the test by officers.
LeBron James remained the top scorer in the game with 51 points in the match but failed to script a win for Cleveland Cavaliers . Of course, Game 1 was a classic, perhaps throwing salt on the theory people are bored with these two teams playing each other.
Of course, Game 1 was a classic, perhaps throwing salt on the theory people are bored with these two teams playing each other. Golden State's Stephen Curry scored 29 points as Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson scored 26 and 24 points respectively.
Spain's new Prime Minister sworn in
Even then the Socialists were often sidelined as Podemos, centre-right Ciudadanos and Rajoy's PP took centre stage in politics. Sanchez was sworn in by King Felipe VI at the royal residence at the Palacio de a Zarzuela on Saturday morning.
Fuego volcano eruption kills 25, injures hundreds in Guatemala
A disaster authority spokesman said a change in wind direction was to blame for the volcanic ash falling on parts of the capital. An ambulance of the volunteer firefighter unit carries the wounded from the village of El Porvenir after the eruption.
Friday is National Donut Day
Customers can start "looking" for them beginning at 6 a.m., and those who find the golden Timbits win free donuts for a year. For every purchase of a dozen or half-dozen box of doughnuts, customers will get a free bag of blueberry cake holes.
Chelsea shelve plans for new stadium
It has not been confirmed that the Abramovich situation is the reason, but that is the assumption of most observers. The club was looking to build the new stadium on the current Stamford Bridge site, and planned to moved in by 2021.
Wild animals that escaped German zoo have been found
Friday's great escape comes two years after two lions broke out of their cages at a zoo in Leipzig in eastern Germany . Local authorities have advised residents to stay indoors and call the police if they saw any of the animals .
Pompeo: North Korea Talks Are On the Right Track
Last week, Trump said it was possible a meeting could still take place but warned North Korea against committing "foolish" acts. Experts agree that a meeting between Kim and Trump would legitimize a pariah nation and grant North Korea a long-term wish.
Brigitte Nielsen is pregnant at the age of 54
Her profile skyrocketed when she Wednesday Stallone in 1985 and then went on to appear with him in Rocky IV and Cobra . As readers know, Nielsen has battled addictions to alcohol and cigarettes, and even took part in Celerity Rehab.