Trump Administration Permits Iran to Continue Nuclear Work at Secretive Military Sites

IR-40 facility in Arak. Credit: Nanking2012

(From The Washington Free Beacon)

The Trump administration has allowed European countries to continue cooperating with Iran’s nuclear activities at a contested, secretive facility where Iran had wanted to make weapons-grade uranium, one of many loopholes in the recently announced sanctions re-imposition that Iran hawks have criticized as being too weak. . . .

These concessions, first reported last week by the Washington Free Beacon and subsequently confirmed by numerous publications, have riled Iran hawks on Capitol Hill and elsewhere who have long fought to close all existing loopholes in U.S. sanctions.

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