Iran Violates Nuclear Deal

Stand for Israel  |  July 1, 2019

An Iranian security guard stands in front of the building housing the reactor of Bushehr nuclear power plant at the Iranian port town of Bushehr, 1200 Kms south of Tehran, on February 25, 2009. Iran's first nuclear power plant, which was undergoing tests on February 25 after construction was completed by Russia, has been delayed for more than three decades. AFP PHOTO/BEHROUZ MEHRI (Photo by Behrouz MEHRI / AFP) (Photo by BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP via Getty Images)

Those of us who stand for Israel, for the United States, and for the rest of the free world knew it would happen all along — Iran has breached the nuclear deal which it reached in bad faith some four years ago. The Jerusalem Post’s Tzvi Joffre reports that the Islamic Republic has now exceeded the amount of uranium it was limited to in the 2015 nuclear agreement:

Iran’s enriched uranium stockpile exceeded the 300 kg limit set by the nuclear deal on Monday, according to the Iranian Fars news agency. This constitutes a direction violation of the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, the nuclear pact the world superpowers reached with Iran in 2015. An Iranian source told Fars on Monday that the International Atomic Energy Agency found that the enriched uranium exceeded the ceiling of 300 kg.

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif confirmed that the Islamic Republic breached the nuclear deal by stockpiling over 300 kg of enriched uranium, according to ISNA.Under the deal, Iran was prohibited from accumulating more than 300 kilograms of enriched uranium to the 3.67% level and from enriching uranium beyond that level, such as to the 20% level it had done before the deal.

“We are aware of the media reports related to Iran’s stockpile of low-enriched uranium (LEU),” an International Atomic Energy Agency spokesman said, according to Reuters. “Our inspectors are on the ground and they will report to headquarters as soon as the LEU stockpile has been verified.”

“We told the Europeans that if more practical, more thorough and complete steps were taken, the measures taken to reduce Iran’s commitments could be reversed, otherwise we will continue,” Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Seyyed Abbas Mousavi said…

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