The US has said Iran can take on some construction at the Arak nuclear facility after Tehran said work will continue at the site sparking international concern. But Iran stressed that it will refrain from nuclear activities banned under the Geneva deal.
Tehran has strongly rejected Washington’s interpretation of the long-awaited interim nuclear agreement reached by the P5+1 nations in Geneva, as Iran’s Foreign Ministry labeled the factsheet released by the US a “one-sided interpretation.”
By a margin of 2-to-1, Americans support the nuclear deal struck with Iran over the weekend. In addition, Americans are strongly against using military force should Tehran renege on the agreed terms, a Reuters/Ipsos poll revealed Tuesday.
Britain will “discourage” Israel from trying to undermine the nuclear deal with Iran, UK Foreign Secretary William Hague says. Israeli media criticizes PM Benjamin Netanyahu for reacting over “personal failure” as he refuses to be “bound” by the deal.
Sanctions didn't play much of a role in reaching the nuclear deal on Iran, as it was a multilateral diplomatic effort that opened the door for talks, former US National Security Advisor and Middle East expert Gwenyth Todd told RT.
Unfettered access by the IAEA to Iranian nuclear facilities, alongside limiting enrichment of uranium to 5 percent should calm Israeli fears, former commander of the British military's chemical defense regiment, Hamish de Bretton-Gordon, told RT.
Iran already has more than enough 20 percent uranium for its medical needs, and producing excess material would be too costly for the Iranian economy, Professor Seyed Mohammad Marandi from the University of Tehran told RT.