Are Iran, Israel, and the United States on the path to war? The question must be asked given the following breaking news.
“Iran will begin enriching uranium to 60 percent purity, a top official said Tuesday, far exceeding its current level in a defiant move following the attack on a key nuclear site, Iranian news agencies reported,” according to The Washington Post. [emphasis added]
“Iran’s state-run Press TV quoted Iran’s lead nuclear negotiator, Abbas Araghchi, as saying the country informed the International Atomic Energy Agency of plans to start 60 percent uranium enrichment.
“This puts Iran far closer to weapons-grade levels at more than 90 percent enrichment and far exceeds the current 20 percent level. [emphasis added]
“Iran has blamed Israel for an attack Sunday that cause a fire at its main enrichment facility at Natanz. Isreal has not publicly commented.” [emphasis added]
This is a breaking news report. For more, go to The Washington Post.
Iran will begin enriching uranium at highest level yet after attack on an enrichment facility, official says https://t.co/A7VuiXqSGf
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) April 13, 2021