Iran has threatened to go even further in scaling down nuclear commitments by July 8 unless remaining partners to the deal - Britain, China, France, Germany and Russian Federation - help it circumvent United States sanctions and especially enable it to sell its oil.
In 2015, Iran agreed to a landmark contend with world powers to curb its nuclear development.
Iran's president Hassan Rouhani said yesterday: 'Iran has been loyal to its signature. Afterwards, Iran and the remaining parties launched talks to save the accord.
He's now sending 1,000 troops to the region as Iran moves towards enriching uranium. The European Union's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini called for "maximum restraint" as she heads to D.C. for talks today with US officials.
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"We would prefer not to see any steps that could introduce additional tensions in the already unstable region".
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In an effort to keep Iran's economy afloat and save an agreement they believe has stopped Iran from developing a nuclear weapon, the Europeans are turning to diplomacy to try to encourage other countries to buy more Iranian oil.
There is also widespread scepticism among European allies (and many in the U.S.) that Iran may not be responsible for the tanker attacks and the White House is trying to cook up an Iraq War-style rationale for regime change.
Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov told Washington it should drop the plan to boost its troops in the Middle East or risk war with Iran.
The pass has crippled Iran's economic system, which depends on oil, and Iran has replied by scaling motivate its nuclear commitments.
The E3 countries have strained to keep the accord between major powers and Iran on life support since US President Donald Trump unilaterally withdrew from it a year ago and began re-imposing American sanctions.
Kamalvandi, in a news conference at Iran's Arak heavy water nuclear reactor, which has been reconfigured under the deal, said Tehran could rebuild the underground facility to make it functional.
"The world is against the United States' unilateralism", the President continued. "Iran had purchased pipes for replacement in case the West violated the deal".
The official said reconnaissance-type aircraft is "very important" for self-defense and deterrence, since Iran is trying to stay "non-attributable in their actions". Iran has denied having any role.
"The Europeans should know that if the first phase took time, the second phase will take one or two days, especially increasing enrichment to over 3.67 percent", he said.
He continued "last week, we had a very fruitful and valuable meeting with the Prime Minister of Japan on bilateral, regional and global issues".