On Sunday, the United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that Iran will face further sanctions in reply to its expected violation of a uranium enrichment cap.
Top US diplomat tweets, “Iran’s latest expansion of its nuclear program will lead to further isolation and sanctions.“
Iran said that hours away from violating the space set by an endangered nuclear deal reached with international powers but before which the US withdrew in 2018.
Iran further threatened to discard over its commitments unless a solution is found with parties to landmark 2015 nuclear deal.
The nuclear deal saw the Islamic Republic commit not to take an atomic bomb, to accept extreme limits on its nuclear agreement and submit to the International Atomic Energy Agency inspections in trade for a partial raise of paralyzed international sanctions.
However, President Donlad Trump unilateral withdrawal from the nuclear deal on May 8, 2018 and subsequent sanction, which have depressed Iran of the economic benefits that it expected and plunged it into slowdown.
Mike Pompeo said, “Nations should restore the long-standing standard of no enrichment for Iran’s nuclear program. Iran’s regime, armed with nuclear weapons, would pose an even greater danger to the world.”
Even after America pullout, expert claims that Iran has been disobeying with the agreement.
But Tehran has sought to pressure the remaining parties to save the deal on May 8, has declared it would no longer respect the limit set on its enhance uranium and heavy water stockpiles.
It also threatened to go further and discard more nuclear commitments unless the remaining partners- China, Britain, Germany, France, and Russie – assist it to avoid sanctions, mainly to sell its crude oil.