Iran Wants to Keep Enriched Uranium; U.S. Expected to Defend

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Iranian negotiators in Lausanne, Switzerland have pulled what observers are calling a "bait-and-switch" by reneging on an earlier agreement to export their country's existing stockpile of highly enriched uranium. The New York Times calls the shift a "surprise" move on a "critical element" of the nuclear deal, but adds that "the Obama administration is expected to argue that it would not constitute a serious risk" to the deal if the stockpile is inspected by international monitors.

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Iran Wants to Keep Enriched Uranium; U.S. Expected to Defend

Iranian negotiators in Lausanne, Switzerland have pulled what observers are calling a "bait-and-switch" by reneging on an earlier agreement to export their country's existing stockpile of highly enriched uranium. The New York Times calls the shift a "surprise" move on a "critical element" of the nuclear deal, but adds that "the Obama administration is expected to argue that it would not constitute a serious risk" to the deal if the stockpile is inspected by international monitors.
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