US: We're close to a deal with Iran


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US: We're close to a deal with Iran
State Department spokesperson says a nuclear deal with Iran is close, but unsolved issues remain.
Elad Benari

The US said on Thursday that an agreement on reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal is close. “We are close to a possible deal,” Jalina Porter, the US State Department’s principal deputy spokesperson, told reporters, according to Reuters. She cautioned, however, that unsolved issues remained and that time was of the essence given the pace of Iran’s nuclear advances.

Porter’s comment came as an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) report showed Iran’s stock of uranium enriched up to 60% fissile purity had almost doubled to 33.2 kg (110 pounds). A senior diplomat said this was around three-quarters of the amount needed, if enriched further, for a nuclear bomb according to a common yardstick.

The UN nuclear watchdog report was seen by Reuters as negotiators seek to resurrect the deal between world powers and Iran. Iran has gradually scaled back its compliance with the 2015 deal, in response to former US President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the agreement in May of 2018.



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How many times has Iran's ruling authority flat out lied as to their intentions in their intentions in developing "the bomb". Yet so many seem to be content in believing maybe Iran will keep their word this time. How crazy in their thinking!!