Today, Russia again criticized the US violations of the nuclear agreement with Iran, noting that it is the reason that pushed Tehran to increase uranium enrichment.
Russia Today quoted a spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, as saying that "Iran has informed the International Atomic Energy Agency in advance of its plans in this field and is showing transparency and applying all the measures stipulated under the comprehensive safeguards agreement," adding that "this issue has nothing to do with Tehran's commitment to the responsibilities involved." On it under the nuclear agreement with Iran ”.
And Zakharova added, "There are no reservations about Iran's steps in this regard, and enrichment of 20 percent is subject to the control of the International Atomic Energy Agency, and the agency has not documented Iran's allocation of this uranium for purposes that are not announced or inconsistent with the JCPOA."
Yesterday, Iranian government spokesman Ali Rabiei confirmed the start of the procedures for enriching uranium by 20 percent at the Fordo facility, while the Iranian assistant foreign minister for political affairs, Abbas Araghchi, confirmed that “resuming the enrichment process at 20 percent is legal under the NPT and the safeguards treaty, as well as under the nuclear agreement. It also does not mean the death of the nuclear agreement, ”indicating that the International Atomic Energy Agency was informed of this.