Ali Akbar Salehi (centre), head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation, visits the Arak heavy water reactor south of Tehran in December. Photo: AFPAli Akbar Salehi (centre), head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation, visits the Arak heavy water reactor south of Tehran in December. Photo: AFP
Ali Akbar Salehi (centre), head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation, visits the Arak heavy water reactor south of Tehran in December. Photo: AFP

US ends Iran sanction waivers, bringing 2015 nuclear accord closer to collapse

  • Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he is responding to Tehran’s ‘brinkmanship’ and ‘escalatory actions’
  • Move will see removal of waivers that allowed modification of heavy water reactor in Arak
Topic |   US-Iran tensions
Ali Akbar Salehi (centre), head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation, visits the Arak heavy water reactor south of Tehran in December. Photo: AFPAli Akbar Salehi (centre), head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation, visits the Arak heavy water reactor south of Tehran in December. Photo: AFP
Ali Akbar Salehi (centre), head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation, visits the Arak heavy water reactor south of Tehran in December. Photo: AFP
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