Tehran demands all American sanctions be lifted as Vienna Nuclear talks resumed Monday after an over five-month hiatus.
North Korea also referenced the "backstabbing" remarks of US ally, France. Says that there would be corresponding actions if "even the smallest negative affect on our country's safety" is observed.
President Joe Biden has said rejoining the agreement is a priority for his administration after Trump pulled the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal in 2018
Iran had been insisting that the U.S. lift or ease sanctions imposed on it by the Trump administration under its 'maximum pressure campaign' before sitting down with the United States.
Each unit of the Hualong No. 1 has a capacity of 1.161 million kilowatts and can meet the annual domestic electricity demand of 1 million people.
The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons is now part of international law, culminating a decades-long campaign aimed at preventing a repetition of the US atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki at the end of World War II.
Iran's decision comes after its parliament passed a bill, later approved by a constitutional watchdog, aimed at hiking enrichment to pressure Europe into providing sanctions relief.
Move comes after the country’s top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was killed last week
During a virtual press conference with state counterparts, the Power Minister also asserted that the equipment import from China and Pakistan would not be permitted especially on the basis of inspection.
The president was referring to a 2018 historic summit he held with Kim in Singapore. The two adopted a vaguely worded statement on "complete denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula" and agreed to 'establish new US-DPRK relations'.
A self-imposed ban on such tests -- Kim declared they were no longer needed -- has been at the centrepiece of the nuclear diplomacy between Pyongyang and Washington over the last two years, which has seen three meetings between Kim and US President Donald Trump, but little tangible progress.
Rouhani on Wednesday said that his country would increase its uranium enrichment by "any amount that is required".
South Korea's president on Monday called a recent U.S.-North Korean summit at the Korean border, an end of mutual hostility between the countries, despite skepticism that it's was a just made-for-TV moment that lacked any substance.
US President Donald Trump has said that the talks would first start between the US and Russia, and China would join later.
Administration officials said that the White House is conducting intense inter-agency talks to develop options for the President to pursue such a deal, building off another nuclear pact, the New START Treaty, which expires in 2021.
India and the US signed a historic agreement to cooperate in civil nuclear energy sector in October 2008. The deal gave a fillip to bilateral ties, which have been on an upswing since.
The US State Department said that special US envoy for North Korea Stephen Biegun will meet again with Pyongyang officials ahead of the Trump-Kim talks
The North has repeatedly pledged to work towards "denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula", a vague term that could be taken to also include US forces in the South and in the wider region.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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