Nuclear weapons

Main goal is to deny Iran nuclear weapons, says Germany

Germany, on Wednesday, reiterated that the main objective is to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons, as talks over reviving the 2015 nuclear deal remain stalled, Anadolu News Agency reports. “Our goal in the entire game … is, and remains, to prevent Iran from being nuclear-armed, and we do not want a nuclear weapons[…]

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Iran breaks further away from crumbling nuclear deal

Iran has taken further steps away from its crumbling nuclear deal with world powers by announcing it is doubling the number of its advanced centrifuges, calling the move a direct result of the United States‘ withdrawal from the agreement last year. As well as operating twice as many advanced centrifuges banned by[…]

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Pompeo warns Iran of more ‘isolation, sanctions’

Iran will face further sanctions in response to its expected breach of a uranium enrichment cap, United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said. On Sunday, Iran said it was hours away from breaching the cap set by an endangered nuclear deal reached with international powers but from which the United States withdrew[…]

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Iran hits out at US after Trump nuclear weapons comment

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has hit out at the United States after PresidentDonald Trump said Washington was not looking for “regime change” in Iran but was only interested in preventing Tehran from getting nuclear weapons. In a Twitter post on Monday, Zarif insisted Iran was not seeking nuclear weapons and accused the US,[…]

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Zuma calls for dismantling of nuclear weapons

President Jacob Zuma has called for UN member states to dismantle their nuclear weapons and instead use them for peaceful means. He was addressing the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly in New York on Wednesday night. Zuma called for calm in the Korean Peninsula insisting and urging countries[…]

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Hiroshima and the Persistence of Nuclear Weapons

On this fateful day, 70 years ago, the first of the only two atomic bombs ever used was dropped on the city of Hiroshima, with a second catastrophic detonation wreaked on Nagasaki on August 9th , killing over 220,000 people by the end of 1945, with many tens of thousands[…]

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