Iran’s claim it has enriched it’s uranium stockpile has triggered a response from the international community and the remaining members of the Iran Nuclear Deal. One America’s Jeremy Hartley has more on the response.
Iran Nuclear Deal
In a recent statement, Iran’s president said his country could reverse course on violating the 2015 nuclear deal if other participating nations make a move to save it.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Iran is using its nuclear program to extort the international community. As the world’s top sponsor of terrorism, he said the country can never be allowed to enrich uranium at any level.
President Trump says his administration is moving forward with additional sanctions on Iran. The news came Saturday outside the White House after the President said issues with Iran are not over oil supply but about making sure the country does not have nuclear weapons.
President Trump took to Twitter to explain his decision to cancel the airstrikes against Iran.
Iran has escalated tensions with the west after announcing it will break it’s uranium stockpile limit.