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Iran spurns offer of nuclear negotiations in Vienna

By Jon Gambrell | Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran’s supreme leader on Wednesday dismissed initial offers at talks in Vienna to save Tehran’s tattered nuclear deal as “not worth looking at,” attempting to pressure world powers after an attack on the country’s main nuclear enrichment site. The comments by Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who has final say on all matters of state in the Islamic Republic, came after a day that saw Iran’s president similarly ratchet up pressure over the ac...
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Iran's Khamenei Says Nuclear Talks to Revive 2015 Deal Must Not Become 'Attritional'

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's supreme leader said on Wednesday that ongoing talks between Tehran and global powers to salvage their 2015 nuclear deal...
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France, Germany and UK raise concern over Iran’s nuclear plans

Three European countries say there is no ‘credible civilian need’ for enriching uranium to 60%France, Germany and the UK have warned that Iran took a dangerous step towards the production of a nuclear weapon by enriching uranium to levels for which there is no “credible civilian need”.Tehran, which claims its nuclear ambitions are limited to creating energy, announced this week it was boosting its levels of uranium enrichment to 60%, just short of weapons-grade purity. The 2015 nuclear deal only...
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European Powers Warn Iran Over 'Dangerous' Uranium Enrichment Move

By John IrishPARIS (Reuters) - The European countries party to the Iran nuclear deal told Tehran on Wednesday its decision to enrich uranium at 60%...
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European Powers Warn Iran Over Fate of Talks After 60% Enrichment Move

PARIS (Reuters) - The European powers party to the Iran nuclear deal told Tehran on Wednesday that its decision to enrich uranium at 60% purity and...
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Iran President Calls 60% Enrichment an Answer to 'Evilness'

Iran’s president has described Tehran’s decision to enrich uranium up to 60% after saboteurs attacked a nuclear site “an answer to your evilness.”.
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Iran Says It Will Enrich Uranium to 60%, Highest Level Ever

An Iranian nuclear negotiator says Tehran will begin enriching uranium up to 60% purity after an attack on its Natanz nuclear facility.
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Iran to defy uranium enrichment limits of 2015 nuclear deal after attack on Natanz facility

The move comes two days after Tehran said its underground Natanz atomic facility experienced a blackout.
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Tehran says it will ramp up uranium enrichment levels following apparent attack on Iranian nuclear facility

Iran has informed the International Atomic Energy Organization that it intents to start enriching uranium at 60% on Wednesday, the state-run Press TV said.
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Iran to boost uranium enrichment levels in wake of Israeli attack

Tehran responds as foreign minister accuses Israel of ‘bad gamble’ in targeting Natanz nuclear plantCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIran is to boost its levels of uranium enrichment to 60%, just short of weapons grade purity, in response to Israel’s attack on the Natanz nuclear facility, the country’s deputy foreign minister has announced.Seyed Abbas Araghchi broke the news as he arrived in Vienna for the start of Wednesday’s talks on how to revive the 2015 nuclear de...
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Official: Iran to Enrich Uranium to 60%, Highest Level Ever

An Iranian nuclear negotiator says Tehran will begin enriching uranium to 60% purity after an attack on its Natanz nuclear facility, higher than the program ever has before.
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Natanz nuclear site attack: Iran accuses Israel of ‘bad gamble’

Javad Zarif says alleged Israeli action will only strengthen Tehran’s position in nuclear deal talks Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Iranian foreign minister has accused Israel of making a “very bad gamble” following an attack on Iran’s Natanz nuclear site, which he said would only make negotiations over Tehran’s return to a 2015 nuclear deal more difficult.“Israel played a very bad gamble if it thought that the attack will weaken Iran’s hand in the nuclear talks,...
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Attack on Iranian nuclear facility complicates Biden's diplomatic outreach to Tehran, experts say

While the White House denied any U.S. involvement in a Sunday explosion that damaged an Iranian nuclear facility, the incident may...
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Iran Blames Israel for Attack on Nuclear Facility, Vows to Retaliate

The attack on Iran’s main nuclear facility destroyed a number of centrifuges at a time when Washington and Tehran are seeking to resume...
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Natanz nuclear plant attack ‘will set back Iran’s programme by nine months’

US intelligence sources believe Israel was behind Saturday’s cyber-attack on heavily guarded facilityThe cyber-attack on the heavily guarded Natanz plant in Iran will set back Tehran’s nuclear programme by nine months, US intelligence sources have claimed.Iran’s foreign ministry has blamed Israel for the attack, and though Israel has not confirmed responsibility, its security officials have done little to dispel the notion. Continue reading...
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Attack on Natanz nuclear plant ‘will set back Iran’s programme by nine months’

US intelligence sources believe Israel was behind Saturday’s cyber-attack on heavily guarded facilityIran’s foreign ministry has blamed Israel for an attack on a nuclear plant, as US intelligence sources claimed the incident would set back Tehran’s nuclear programme by nine months.Israel has not confirmed it was behind a cyber-attack on the heavily guarded Natanz facility, but its security officials have done little to dispel the notion. Continue reading...
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Iran blames Israel for attack on Natanz nuclear plant

US intelligence sources say incident will set back Tehran’s nuclear programme by nine monthsIran’s foreign ministry has blamed Israel for an attack on a nuclear plant, as US intelligence sources claimed the incident would set back Tehran’s nuclear programme by nine months.Israel has not confirmed it was behind a cyber-attack on the heavily guarded Natanz plant, but its security officials have done little to dispel the notion. Continue reading...
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Iran's top diplomat accuses Israel of attacking Natanz nuclear facility

The accusation comes as world powers and Tehran have renewed diplomatic efforts to revive a 2015 nuclear deal exited by the Trump administration.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Iran blames Israel for sabotage at nuclear facility

A top official in Iran blamed Israel on Monday for a sabotage attack at its underground Natanz nuclear facility in what Tehran called an...
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Iran Nuclear Facility Suffers Blackout, Cyberattack Suspected

While difficult negotiations continue over a deal to curtail Iran's nuclear ambitions, this morning Iran suddenly experienced a blackout at its underground Natanz atomic facility, the Associated Press reports: While there was no immediate claim of responsibility, suspicion fell immediately on Israel, where its media nearly uniformly reported a devastating cyberattack orchestrated by the country caused the blackout. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu later Sunday night toasted his security...
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The Latest: Michigan pushing for more vaccines amid spike

By The Associated Press DETROIT — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer vowed to keep pushing the White House for more COVID-19 vaccines as the state experiences a spike in cases. The Democrat on Sunday told CBS’ “Face The Nation” that she plans to work with the White House but wants to do everything she can to get additional vaccine doses. President Joe Biden has said Washington will give Michigan more federal resources to support vaccinations and testing but not additional vaccines. Michigan has the ...
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Israel appears to confirm it carried out cyberattack on Iran nuclear facility

Shutdown happened hours after Natanz reactor’s new centrifuges were started Israel appeared to confirm claims that it was behind a cyber-attack on Iran’s main nuclear facility on Sunday, which Tehran’s nuclear energy chief described as an act of terrorism that warranted a response against its perpetrators.The apparent attack took place hours after officials at the Natanz reactor restarted spinning advanced centrifuges that could speed up the production of enriched uranium, in what had been bille...
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The Latest: Single-day high for cases in Ontario, Canada

By The Associated Press TORONTO — Canada’s most populous province reported a new single-day high for new infections with nearly 4,460 cases across Ontario. The latest figures released Sunday also show a sharp rise of new confirmed cases in Toronto, which jumped by nearly 400 to over 1,350. More than 3.1 million vaccine doses have been administered in Ontario so far. The province has a population of 14.5 million. ___ THE VIRUS OUTBREAK: — Ecuador, Peru head to polls under strict virus measures — ...
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Talks over Iran nuclear deal to resume next week as US questions Tehran's 'seriousness'

A senior State Department official said that questions remain about whether Iran seriously wants to return to compliance with the nuclear deal after talks in Vienna this week aimed at salvaging the landmark 2015 agreement.
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Here's what's in the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran that Trump abandoned and Biden is vying to restore

Donald Trump holds up a copy of the memorandum he signed, enacting a US departure from the Iran deal. AP Biden has made restoring the 2015 Iran nuclear deal a top foreign policy goal. Trump withdrew from the deal in May 2018, pushing tensions with Iran to historic heights. Reviving the deal will be hard, but there's been signs of progress at diplomatic talks in Vienna. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. President Joe Biden has made restoring the 2015 Iran nuclear deal a top ...
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Iran nuclear deal talks: the key issues on the Vienna negotiating table

As talks resume, Iran and the signatories to the 2015 agreement face a web of sanctions to untangleA joint commission responsible for overseeing the 2015 Iran nuclear deal is looking for a way for the US to rejoin the agreement – abandoned under Donald Trump – and lift its sanctions on Tehran, and for Iran to end its retaliatory breaching of the limits placed on its nuclear programme. Continue reading...
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U.S. Plays Down Expectations for Vienna Iran Nuclear Talks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department on Thursday played down expectations for talks on how Washington and Tehran might resume...
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The biggest impediment to a new nuclear deal with Iran? Domestic politics | Holly Dagres

Though a return to the JCPOA seems likely, both Washington and Tehran have complex internal obstacles to overcomeThe United States and Iran are in a staring contest, and neither wants to blink first – at least that’s how the BBC Middle East editor, Jeremy Bowen, described the current political impasse.Since president Joe Biden took office on 20 January, the countries have been locked in a stalemate over the joint comprehensive plan of action (JCPOA), which the Donald Trump administration withdre...
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The US is prepared to lift sanctions on Iran that are 'inconsistent' with the 2015 nuclear deal

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called Western Democracy "fragile." Reuters The US is prepared to lift sanctions on Iran "inconsistent" with the 2015 nuclear deal. The State Department did not offer specifics on what sanctions might be lifted. The US and Iran are involved in indirect talks in Vienna as part of an effort to revive the deal. See more stories on Insider's business page. The State Department on Wednesday said that the US is willing to lift sanctions on Iran that are "inc...
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IAEA-Iran Talks on Unexplained Uranium Traces Delayed: Diplomats

By John Irish and Francois MurphyPARIS/VIENNA (Reuters) - Talks between the U.N. atomic watchdog and Iran aimed at prising answers from Tehran on...
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