Iran Could Be Weeks Away From Enough Nuclear Material For Bomb
The Jerusalem Post - Blinken said that the administration would consider new sanctions against North Korea as well as other possible actions against Russia.
Iran could be "weeks away" from having sufficient material to develop a nuclear weapon if it continues to violate the 2015 nuclear deal, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken warned on Monday in an interview with NBC News.
Blinken said that the Biden administration would consider new sanctions against North Korea as well as other possible actions against Russia. It was the new secretary's first television interview since taking office last week.
He told NBC it could be only "a matter of weeks" if Iran continues to lift restraints in the JCPOA that the United States pulled out of under president Donald Trump.
According to NBC, when pressed about whether the release of detained Americans would be an absolute condition for an expanded nuclear treaty, he did not commit.
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