Iran Begins Enriching Uranium Beyond Limits of Nuclear Deal Trump Withdrew From

HeadlineJan 05, 2021

Iran says it has resumed enriching uranium to 20% purity — a level barred under the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement. President Trump unilaterally withdrew the U.S. from the landmark deal in 2018. Iran has long maintained its nuclear program is for peaceful purposes.

This comes as foreign policy experts fear President Trump could be plotting an attack on Iran as one of his final acts before Joe Biden takes office on January 20.

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