Kelsey Davenport, director for nonproliferation policy, discusses the aftermath of the Trump administration withdrawing the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the 2015 multilateral agreement that placed limits on Iran's nuclear program.
The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran announced it would unveil a new generation of uranium enrichment centrifuges.
Iran Launches Military Satellite
As Iran stores more nuclear material than allowed by the 2015 nuclear deal, it continues to allow IAEA monitoring of its nuclear activities.
Tehran has stonewalled efforts to investigate allegations that it may be storing undeclared nuclear materials or information.
By triggering the JCPOA's dispute resolution mechanism, three European nations hope to save the accord.
Iran presses forward with new technologies.
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.