Germany, UK and France express ‘concern’ over Iran’s nuclear plan | world | DW

In a joint statement, the foreign ministries of these three countries indicated that Iran had no “credible civilian need” to produce metallic uranium, the first step in developing nuclear weapons.

They added that the move is a violation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), established in Vienna in 2015 between Iran and the five permanent members of the United Nations, China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, the United States – Germany and the European Union. Under the deal, Iran agreed, among other things, to phase out its reserves of medium-enriched uranium.

The memo, which appears on Wednesday on the Iranian Foreign Ministry’s website, adds that this new move by Iran “is of further concern at a time when no date has been set for the continuation of negotiations in Vienna on the return to the JCPOA.” Office.

The three countries ask Tehran to stop “without delay” all activities that violate the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action and to return to negotiations in Vienna. “With these latest steps, Iran threatens a successful outcome of the Vienna talks despite the progress made so far in six rounds of negotiations,” they added.

Iran has announced that it will begin manufacturing fuel to run a nuclear reactor where isotopes are produced to fight cancer, in a process during which uranium is generated with a purity of up to 20%.

Yesterday, the International Atomic Energy Agency confirmed the Iranian intentions that have been trying for two decades to confirm whether the Iranian nuclear program has a military dimension or has a military dimension.

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