Rouhani threatens Macron to abandon Iran’s nuclear obligations. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has warned his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron. Iran will take the second step in retreating Iran’s nuclear obligations if Europe does not fulfill its promises in this field.
Rouhani escalates and Macron threatens to abandon Iran’s nuclear obligations
Rouhani did not announce his next move
“If Europe cannot fulfill its obligations, Iran’s nuclear obligations will take its third step to reduce its commitments to the JCPOA,” Rouhani told Macron in a telephone interview.
“This step, like other steps, will be irreversible”
“Unfortunately, after this unilateral move by the United States, European countries have not taken concrete action to implement their commitments.”
“The content of the JCPOA is unchangeable and all parties must abide by its content.”
What is Iran third step?
Iran has yet to determine its third step in reducing its deal commitments.
So, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said it would make the move on September 6.
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said:
On Friday, over 10 percent of Iran uranium stockpile has now enriched by 4.5 percent, exceeding the 3.77 percent allowed in the 2015 agreement. so,Iran’s nuclear obligations isnot applied.
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Limits of iran of total uranium stockpile:
Iran’s nuclear obligations total uranium stockpile, which should not exceed the equivalent of 300 kilograms of uranium hexafluoride, is now about 360 kilograms.
Macron is leading efforts to calm the situation. He hoped it would bring together Rouhani and US President Donald Trump at the G7 summit.
Eventually, Rouhani played down the possibility that this would not happen unless the United States first lifted the tough sanctions. it has imposed on Iran’s nuclear obligations since its withdrawal from the nuclear deal.