The latest report from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has once again showed that Iran continues to comply with the terms of a nuclear deal negotiated with the P5+1, and took quick steps to comply with the extended pact reached last month.
Despite US grousing about the pact, Iran has exceeded all expectations for how quickly they could meet some of the major provisions, and the IAEA has praised their cooperation repeatedly.
The original P5+1 nuclear deal with Iran expired on July 20, and an extension through November was announced, to allow talks on a permanent settlement to continue. The complexity of such a deal, along with Congressional hostility toward any deal at all, mean such a pact is likely to take years to sort out.
The terms of the interim deal have the IAEA doing daily inspections of Iran’s civilian nuclear sites, and they have continued to confirm the non-diversion of nuclear material to any non-civilian or undeclared purposes.
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