Nuclear program of Iran
Iran Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian announces that Iran will be studying a rough draft aimed at reviving the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.
Sources: Times of Israel
Sources: Times of Israel
During a meeting in Israel, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz says that a new agreement to revive the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action "cannot be postponed any longer". However, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett calls the agreement "unacceptable" as he indicated that Iran would be allowed to install centrifuges on a large scale.
An Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesperson says that efforts to revive the 2015 Iran deal could succeed if the U.S. and other Western powers take steps to solve three issues. These three issues include the extent to which sanctions would be rolled back, providing guarantees that the U.S. will not withdraw from the deal again, and resolving questions over uranium traces found at several old but undeclared sites in Iran.
U.S. State Department spokesperson Ned Price says that the U.S. will still engage with Russia in efforts to revive the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action and prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons despite Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Following a meeting with European officials in Brussels, Iranian foreign minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian announces that negotiations on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action will resume in November. Negotiations were halted following the United States' withdrawal from the deal.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken warns that Iran is running out of time to return to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action signed in 2015.
Iran says that it has informed the International Atomic Energy Agency that it will no longer allow snap inspections of its nuclear facilities as of February 21. The snap inspections were a condition of the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal.
French media reports that Iranian nuclear scientists began injecting uranium into centrifuges in the presence of International Atomic Energy Agency inspectors at the Fordow Fuel Enrichment Plant. Effectively it turns the plant from a research site into an active nuclear site, in further violation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.
An IAEA report says Iran remains within key limits set in the 2015 agreement with world powers on development of its nuclear program.
The International Atomic Energy Agency states that Iran has complied with its commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, paving the way for international sanctions to be lifted by the United States and European Union.
Iran's Islamic Consultative Assembly approves the deal on its nuclear program agreed with six world powers.