November 16, 2019 | The Hill

Washington must revoke sanctions waiver after latest nuclear violation

November 16, 2019 | The Hill

Washington must revoke sanctions waiver after latest nuclear violation

Excerpt

The “maximum pressure” policy against the Islamic Republic of Iran is one-year old. So too, ironically, is the Trump administration’s policy of providing sanctions waivers for select Iranian nuclear projects permitted by the 2015 nuclear deal. The most troublesome of these waivers — as we have previously written — is for an underground nuclear bunker called Fordow. Recently, Iran undertook enrichment-related activities at the Fordow facility that are prohibited until 2030. In response, Washington should revoke Fordow’s sanctions waiver and use the opportunity to clarify its Iran policy.

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Iran Iran Global Threat Network Iran Nuclear Sanctions and Illicit Finance