Iran’s recent steps to breach the limits imposed on its nuclear program under the JCPOA have rekindled the debate about how quickly its nuclear program could “breakout,” or produce enough nuclear material for a bomb.
The IAEA Board of Governors approved a resolution calling on Iran to provide more information about its past nuclear activities.
Tehran has enriched and stored more reactor-grade uranium while allowing the IAEA to monitor its nuclear activities.
The United States may try to claim participation in the 2015 Iran nuclear deal to ensure the continuation of a UN embargo against Tehran.
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.