* President Hassan Rouhani said there was ‘no limit’ on Iran’s nuclear programme
* He spoke as EU’s top diplomat met Iran’s foreign minister to try and save deal
* Rising tensions raise fears Iran could be close to becoming a nuclear power
Iran’s president warned today there is ‘no limit’ on the country’s uranium enrichment programme since it abandoned the global nuclear deal in response to the killing of its top general in a US airstrike.
President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech: ‘We are enriching more uranium than before the deal was reached … Pressure has increased on Iran but we continue to progress.’
The speech increased fears Iran could be close to building its own nuclear weapons as European diplomats try desperately to salvage the 2015 deal which President Donald Trump withdrew from in 2018.
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WNU Editor: I take this as an official declaration that Iran’s agreement to limit its nuclear program is now dead. So where are the international sanctions?
Iran’s president says ‘no limit’ to nuclear enrichment — AP
Iran’s nuclear enrichment at higher level than before 2015 deal: president — Reuters
Iran is enriching more uranium now than before the nuclear deal, Rouhani says — CNN
Iran’s Rouhani says ‘no limit’ to uranium enrichment, producing more than before Obama-era deal — FOX News
Iran is now enriching MORE uranium than before the 2015 nuclear deal – President Rouhani — RT