The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) confirms information that previously came from Iran itself – that the country has begun the process of enriching uranium at 60%.

The Iranian move was described as a response to last weekend’s sabotage of the Natanz nuclear power plant.

The news comes on the same day that Iranian state television singled out a person guilty of sabotage against Natanz – a sabotage that Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called “nuclear terrorism” and attributed to the archenemy Israel.

Designated person who It was also shown that the TV channel must have fled the country.

Iranian television stated that “measures have been taken to arrest him and return him to the country legally.”

According to the nuclear energy agreement concluded by the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council plus Germany with Iran in 2015, the country will only be allowed to use uranium at a purity of 3.67 percent. However, Iran does not consider itself bound by the agreement since former US President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the 2018 agreement.

The purpose of the agreement was to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons.

Parallel to the increase Iran’s uranium enrichment is sending cautiously optimistic signals from Vienna, where new EU-led talks have been underway since early April aimed at reviving the pact.

The European Union’s envoy to the negotiations, Enrique Mora, said on Saturday that “progress has been made on a mission that is far from simple. Now we need to work in more detail.”

The head of the Iranian delegation, Abbas Araghchi, said on the Telegram chat site, that “good discussions took place within the joint committee.”

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