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Iran Says It Will Hit Limit on Nuclear Stockpile in Weeks

  • Possible inventory breach suggests tensions will mount
  • Iran had eliminated some 97% of stored enriched uranium
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Iran could surpass enriched-uranium limits set under its nuclear deal with world powers within weeks, a development expected to exacerbate tensions with the U.S.

“If we were proceeding at the previous speed, it would have taken several months,” said Behrouz Kamalvandi, the spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, in an interview with Tehran’s Vatan Emrooz newspaper. “With the changes introduced, we will reach that ceiling in coming weeks.”