(TargetLiberty.org) – Iran’s rogue regime is taking another big step that could bring it closer to building a nuclear arsenal, according to intelligence agencies. The Biden administration is trying to resurrect the failed nuclear deal abandoned by President Trump, but the Ayatollahs are openly violating it.
On April 13, Iran announced its plans to start enriching uranium to a 60% concentration of U235, the isotope needed for a chain reaction. Nuclear weapons need 90% enriched uranium, so Tehran will still be short of that goal – but peaceful nuclear reactors, which are what Iran has claimed it’s aiming for, typically only need 5% enrichment.
BREAKING: An Iranian nuclear negotiator says Tehran will begin enriching uranium to 60% purity after an attack on its Natanz nuclear facility, higher than the program ever has before. Iran had been enriching up to 20%. https://t.co/so5eYBxLjR
— The Associated Press (@AP) April 13, 2021
Iran hopes upcoming talks will relaunch the 2015 nuclear deal that President Trump withdrew the US from three years ago. The Biden administration wants to rejoin the deal and lift most of the sanctions imposed by Trump – but the goal of that deal was to prevent Iran from building nuclear weapons. Israel seems to be taking more active steps to ensure that prevention; Iran says the Jewish state was behind an explosion at the Natanz nuclear processing site last Sunday.
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