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Wed Apr 14, 2021, 02:39 AM

Iran Vows to Increase Uranium Enrichment After Attack on Nuclear Site

Source: NY Times

Iran said Tuesday that it would begin enriching uranium to a level of 60 percent purity, three times the current level and much closer to that needed to make a bomb, though American officials doubt the country has the ability to produce a weapon in the near future.

Deputy Foreign Minister Seyed Abbas Araghchi, Iranís top nuclear negotiator, did not give a reason for the shift, but it appeared to be retaliation for an Israeli attack on Iranís primary nuclear fuel production plant as well as a move to strengthen Iranís hand in nuclear talks in Vienna.

The Israeli attack on Sunday diminishes Iranís capacity to enrich uranium to 60 percent but it is unclear for how long.

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The White House press secretary, Jen Psaki, called Iranís announcement on Tuesday ďprovocative,Ē and said it ďcalls into question Iranís seriousness in regards to the nuclear talks.Ē

Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/13/world/middleeast/iran-nuclear-natanz.html

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Wed Apr 14, 2021, 02:41 AM

1. All I can say is that I hope Americans don't have to die because of this misadventure....

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Wed Apr 14, 2021, 06:40 AM

2. Israel is the Wild Card.

It successfully provoked Iran into ramping up its nuclear ambitions, and in turn, has frustrated the negotiations between Iran and this country, and giving Israel a reason to try to fully destroy the nuclear sites.

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Wed Apr 14, 2021, 09:49 AM

3. It was a stupid thing for Israel to do.

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Wed Apr 14, 2021, 09:55 AM

4. I believe Israel wants to make it impossible for Biden to accomplish anything with Iran

Israel (it's leaders)are as evil as Russia!

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