While Iran’s violations of the accord are serious, they are reversible and they do not suggest, as some have alleged, that Iran is dashing to acquire a nuclear bomb.
In announcing it is no longer bound by key 2015 nuclear deal limits, Iran nevertheless pledged to continue its cooperation with the IAEA.
Since May 2019, Iran has breached limits imposed by the JCPOA every 60 days. While none of the violations pose a near-term proliferation risk, taken together, Iran’s systematic and provocative violations of the nuclear deal are cause for concern and jeopardize the future of the deal.
Iran takes fourth retaliatory step after U.S. pullout from 2015 agreement.
Iran may be trying to leverage greater European action for the sanctions relief, but its latest actions will further complicate tensions
A French effort nearly brought together the United States and Iran to address the troubled JCPOA.
Iran has begun to test advanced centrifuges as it furthers its noncompliance with the 2015 nuclear deal.
While Iran’s decision to breach a third JCPOA nuclear limit does not pose a near-term proliferation risk, it is worrisome and could be followed by more serious steps if the United States continues to reject reasonable offers for dialogue and for easing tensions.
Iran exceeds limits set by the 2015 nuclear deal.
A new report details the extent to which 11 key states are fulfilling, promoting, or undermining 10 standards identified as critical elements of the nonproliferation and disarmament regime.