Sergey Rabaute: Alexander vilf / RIA Novosti
Russia warned Iran on withdrawal from the Treaty on the nonproliferation of nuclear weapons (NPT). This was stated by Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Ryabkov, RIA Novosti reported.
According to him, Iran should not make a rash step, and to withdraw from the Treaty. Ryabkov believes that all the nuclear agreements “should exercise caution and prudence”.
Previously portal Press TV reported that Iranian foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has threatened to exit Iran from the NPT if the members of the UN security Council will discuss the issue of Iran’s nuclear program. In his opinion, this may lead to the entry of new sanctions.
8 Jul 2019 year it was reported that Iran is planning to re-launch a previously deactivated centrifuge and to dramatically increase the level of uranium enrichment within the framework of further departure from the terms of the AGREEMENT. Prior to this, the country has exceeded the allowable transaction levels to 3.67 per cent it has already reached 4.5 percent. On 1 July, Tehran has announced that it has accumulated more low-enriched uranium than was permitted by the international agreement.
The Treaty on the nonproliferation of nuclear weapons was concluded in 1968, the Committee on disarmament of the UN in order to limit the number of countries possessing nuclear weapons. Parties to the Treaty — almost every government in the world except Israel, India, Pakistan, North Korea and South Sudan.
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