Some nuclear tests were conducted also in outer space and nuclear fuel was employed as propellant for rockets.
Iran, along with Pakistan, North Korea and Syria, aims to complete and improve existing arsenals and develop new weapons through illegal procurement efforts in Germany.
The estimated tens of thousands of dead from COVID-19 and the spate of new infections in recent days has not stopped the advanced IR-6 centrifuges from spinning and churning out 4%-enriched uranium.
The topic surfaced at a meeting of senior officials representing the top national security agencies.
Kim had warned he might have to seek a "new path" if Washington fails to meet his expectations.
The world may be inching closer to an apocalyptic nuclear war could be possible as control over nuclear weapons is yielded to artificial intelligence (AI).
The Saudis may argue that, given Iran’s aggressive renewal of its nuclear program following Trump’s decision last year to withdraw the US from the JCPOA, they need to pursue their own.
"All limitations on our Research and Development will be lifted on Friday," Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said.
"The full lifespan of a nuclear reactor is customarily considered to be 40 years... a reactor’s lifespan may be doubled through improvements and upgrades without diminishing its safety.”
Kean doesn’t try to psychoanalyze his characters, but watches them closely, focusing on their bravado, daring and eccentricities.