IAEA Meets Amid New Fears of Iran’s Path to Nuclear Weapon

ISFAHAN, IRAN – MAY 07: International Atomic Energy Organization (IAEA) Director General Rafael Grossi (L) and Head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization Mohammad Eslami (R) shake hands before a joint press conference after their meeting in Isfahan, Iran. (Photo by Fatemeh Bahrami/Anadolu via Getty Images)

SUBSCRIBER+EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW — The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is holding its Board of Governors meeting this week, just days after the agency reported that Iran is closer than ever to producing a nuclear weapon.

The IAEA’s confidential report – obtained last week by the Associated Press – said Iran had increased its stockpile of near-weapons-grade uranium, and that its so-called “breakout time” to produce weapons-grade uranium had shrunk.

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