Iran closer than ever to the bomb


As negotiations with the United States bog down, the Islamic Republic increases its ability to become a nuclear power.

Iran closer than ever to the bomb

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The resolution condemning Iran was somewhat overshadowed by the continuing war in Ukraine. However, it signals an inexorable rise in tensions with the Islamic Republic over its controversial nuclear program. The Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the UN nuclear policeman, adopted on June 8 by 30 votes out of 35 a text denouncing Tehran's lack of cooperation to explain the discovery in 2019 traces of enriched uranium at three undeclared sites, for which the agency's director general, Rafael Grossi, had lamented three days earlier the lack of “technically credible” responses from Iran.

< p>“We urge Iran to heed the call of the international community to respect