Iran ships uranium to Russia, fulfilling a key provision of nuclear deal

by  |  published on December 29, 2015

Iran shipped thousands of pounds of enriched uranium to Russia on Monday, a key commitment in the nuclear deal that had to be fulfilled before international sanctions can be lifted.

Secretary of State John F. Kerry applauded the transfer, calling it a “significant milestone” toward the deal’s implementation. He said the one shipment alone more than triples the estimated two- to three-month “breakout time” needed for Iran to acquire enough weapons-grade uranium to build one nuclear weapon.

Under the agreement reached July 14 in Vienna, Iran was required to whittle down its stockpile of low-enriched uranium to no more than 300 kilograms, about 660 pounds. Low-enriched uranium can be used to generate electrical power, but it must be enriched further to create ­weapons-grade material.

Read the full article: Carol Morello
  • Faithful American

    As you can SEE, John Kerry, America’s TRAITOR to our Viet Nam Vets during the Viet Nam War is again ASSISTING our ENEMIES, including Russia!

  • Robert McFate

    If you believe this real makes a difference about Iran’s nuclear capability I’ve got a bridge to sell you!

  • used_to_be_a_liberal

    Sure they did, but how much did they keep??

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