Washington 0
13 June 2021

Secretary of State Antony Blinken noted that “since we pulled out of the nuclear deal and then Iran began to ignore the constraints that the deal had imposed on it, it has been galloping forward and it’s enriching more material.  It’s enriching at higher levels, degrees than were allowed under the agreement... it is gaining knowledge”. “If this goes on a lot longer”, Blinken added, “if they continue to gallop ahead… they’re going to have knowledge that’s going to be very hard to reverse, which I think puts some urgency in seeing if we can put the nuclear problem back in the box that the agreement had put it”.

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