In Latest Provocative Act, Iran to Activate Fordow Nuclear Enrichment Facility

(New York, N.Y.) – United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI) Chairman Senator Joseph I. Lieberman and CEO Ambassador Mark D. Wallace said the following today in response to Iran’s announced intention to begin injecting gas into centrifuges to enrich uranium up to 5 percent at its Fordow nuclear facility.

"Iran's latest deliberate violation of the nuclear agreement underscores the flawed structure of the JCPOA. Under the terms of the agreement, Iran was supposed to convert Fordow into a nuclear, physics, and technology center. But instead, the regime plans to begin injecting uranium hexafluoride into centrifuges and enriching up to 5 percent at the facility, which is built inside a mountain. In response to this highly provocative act, the U.S. government should rescind the JCPOA's civil nuclear cooperation waivers immediately, and invoke the snap-back mechanism when it assumes the U.N. Security Council presidency in December. The JCPOA is dead. It is time for the international community to recognize its demise.”

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