Nuclear

Iran under pressure after fourth mysterious explosion

If Iran says it is under wide ranging, near-daily, cyber assault, it will weigh what to do next.

A general view of the Bushehr main nuclear reactor, Iran
What took place at the Iranian Natanz nuclear facility?

The incident is the third mysterious explosion in a week and has led to many questions.

A view shows railway packages for containers with uranium hexafluoride salt, raw material for nuclea
Are three mysterious explosions in Iran linked? - analysis

Three mysterious incidents, linked by explosions – at least two of them at secretive nuclear and weapons facilities – have rocked Iran in the past week.

Iran's Natanz nuclear facility damaged in 'incident'

A team of experts from Iran's Atomic Energy Organization are investigating the cause of the incident.

02/07/2020
Former US defense secretary William Perry [file]
Ex-US defense head: America must roll back nuke program to stop Armageddon

In his book, The Button,Perry Perry also recommends that the US rejoin the Iran nuclear deal and focus on calming North Korea instead of immediate denuclearization.

Netanyahu to US Iran envoy: Some things can’t wait until after coronavirus

“We have very important topics to discuss, even ones that can’t wait until after corona,” Netanyahu said.

Radiation (illustrative)
Baltic Sea sees rise in nuclear radiation

The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization oversees a network of monitoring stations that use seismic, hydroacoustic and other technology to check for a nuclear weapon test anywhere.

By REUTERS
28/06/2020
US seeks wider nuclear arms deal in talks with Russia this summer

China should also be involved in the process, US Special Presidential Envoy for Arms Control Marshall Billingslea said.

By REUTERS
23/06/2020
Iranian workers stand in front of Bushehr nuclear power plant, 1,200 km south of Tehran
Iran’s Bushehr nuclear power plant reconnected to grid

This is an achievement, Tehran says. It takes place during the COVID-19 crisis and shows that Iran can continue to advance despite difficulties.

Be united against a nuclear Iran

As the France, Germany and Britain still endorse the JCPOA, allies including Saudi Arabia and Israel are pessimistic about the EU’s constructive Middle East roles.

By HAMID BAHRAMI
21/06/2020
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