Netanyahu on European mission to dismantle Iran pact


The material shown did not present a breach of the deal but European leaders suggested it showed evidence of Iran's nuclear programme before 2015, which, they said, only reinforced the need for the agreement, which includes regular inspections.

Iran is to inform the United Nations nuclear watchdog in Vienna today that it plans to start the process to increase the country's uranium enrichment capacity.

The Israeli minister's comments come as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has embarked on a tour of Europe to persuade European leaders to follow the U.S. and ditch the Iran deal.

The German leader reaffirmed her commitment to the deal, "although we have disagreements about the effectiveness of the agreement", she made it apparent that Berlin wishes to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons.

On Monday, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei ordered the AEOI to immediately prepare for achieving 190,000 SWU within the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA),.

The world should stand up to Washington's bullying behavior, Iran's foreign minister was quoted as saying on Sunday by state media in a letter to counterparts, as the top diplomat intensifies efforts to save a nuclear deal after a US exit. "UF6 (uranium hexafluoride). will start on Tuesday", Kamalvandi said.

Under the deal, the Islamic Republic curbed its capacity to enrich uranium for nuclear fuel and in return won a lifting of most global sanctions that had hobbled its economy.

Syrian leader to meet Kim in Pyongyang, claims N. Korea
Under the current cost-sharing agreement signed in 2014, South Korea provides $830 million per year for the upkeep of U.S. forces. USA officials believe there was some dissension in the military about Kim's approaches to South Korea and the United States.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned German Chancellor Angela Merkel Monday that Iranian meddling in the Middle East could touch off massive new refugee flows to Europe, as they clashed about the future of the nuclear deal with Tehran.

U.S. President Donald Trump holds up a proclamation declaring his intention to withdraw from the JCPOA after signing it at the White House in Washington, D.C., on May 8, 2018.

This is while Iran is now in talks with the other signatories on the future of the deal.

One of Trump's demands - which European allies support in principle - is new negotiations to rein in Iran's ballistic missile program, which was not covered by the nuclear deal.

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Friday that Iran had no intention of curbing its influence in the Middle East and urged Arab youth to stand up to U.S. pressure.

Iran has said the United States' decision to pull out of the deal goes against worldwide law, a point Kinzinger ridiculed.