UN Nuclear Watchdog Clashes With Iran for Failing to Cooperate With Inspectors

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UN Nuclear Watchdog Clashes With Iran for Failing to Cooperate With Inspectors

UN Nuclear Watchdog , Clashes With Iran for Failing , to Cooperate With Inspectors.

'The Guardian' reports that the West may be teetering on the edge of a renewed confrontation with Tehran over Iran's nuclear program.

The news comes after the United Nations' nuclear watchdog voted to censure Iran for repeatedly failing to cooperate with U.N.

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The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) vote came after the United States dropped its objection to the censure, joining European nations.

EU nations had urged the Biden administration to alter its stance on the matter, claiming that the integrity of the nuclear non-proliferation treaty was in jeopardy.

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The U.S. has since called for a long-term strategy to be developed to deal with Iran's nuclear program, stressing that the terms of the original 2015 deal expire next year.

The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPoA) originally saw Western economic sanctions lifted in exchange for strong controls over Iran's nuclear program.

However, 'The Guardian' reports that Tehran has since gradually restricted access for U.N.

Inspectors, while also vastly boosting its stock of enriched uranium.

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However, 'The Guardian' reports that Tehran has since gradually restricted access for U.N.

Inspectors, while also vastly boosting its stock of enriched uranium.

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Iran now possesses 30 times the JCPoA limit of enriched uranium and its stockpile of high enriched uranium up to 60% has continued to grow significantly, U.K., France and Germany joint statement to the IAEA, via 'The Guardian'.

Iran now has the approximate amount of nuclear material from which the possibility of manufacturing a nuclear explosive device cannot be excluded, U.K., France and Germany joint statement to the IAEA, via 'The Guardian'


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