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World France, Britain, Germany 'regret' U.S. end to Iran nuclear waivers

13:30  30 may  2020
13:30  30 may  2020 Source:   reuters.com

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PARIS (Reuters) - France , Germany and Britain on Saturday criticised a U . S . decision to end sanctions waivers allowing work on Iranian nuclear sites designed to prevent weapons development. "We deeply regret the U . S . decision to end the three waivers

PARIS (Reuters) - France lamented on Tuesday a U . S . decision to end a sanctions waiver related to Iran ’ s Fordow nuclear facility, but also said it “We regret the decision of the United States, following Iran ’ s resumption of enrichment on the Fordow site, to terminate an exemption that would facilitate the

PARIS (Reuters) - France, Germany and Britain on Saturday criticised a U.S. decision to end sanctions waivers allowing work on Iranian nuclear sites designed to prevent weapons development.

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"We deeply regret the U.S. decision to end the three waivers," the three European countries said in a joint statement.

"These projects, endorsed by U.N. Security Council Resolution 2231, serve the non-proliferation interests of all and provide the international community with assurances of the exclusively peaceful and safe nature of Iranian nuclear activities."

The waivers had allowed Russian, Chinese and European companies to work on the conversion of Iran's Arak heavy water reactor, the provision of enriched uranium for a Tehran research reactor, and the transfer of spent fuel abroad.

(Reporting by Laurence Frost and John Irish; Editing by Mark Heinrich)

Netanyahu calls for Iran sanctions over nuclear 'violations' .
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged world powers Sunday to reimpose tough sanctions against Iran, vowing to curb Tehran's regional "aggression" hours after another deadly strike on pro-Iranian fighters in Syria. "The International Atomic Energy Agency has determined that Iran refused to give the agency's inspectors access to secret sites where Iran conducted secret nuclear military activity," Netanyahu told his cabinet.

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