Report: Russia and Iran reach secret nuclear deal on uranium transfers

Israel National News reports: “Amid the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) disclosure this week that Iran accumulated near weapons-grade enriched uranium for its alleged nuclear weapon program, Fox News Digital reported on Sunday that Iran has allegedly secured secret deals with Russia to guarantee deliveries of uranium.

In what could be a major setback to a new Iran nuclear deal, foreign intelligence sources speaking on the condition of anonymity, and who are familiar with the negotiations between Moscow and Tehran over Iran’s reported illegal nuclear weapons work, told Fox News Digital that Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed to return enriched uranium that it received from Iran if a prospective atomic deal collapses.

The State Department would neither confirm nor deny the reports.

‘We will not comment on purported secret intelligence reports, but in any event the JCPOA has not been on the agenda for months,’ a State Department spokesperson told Fox News Digital, referring to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, which is the official name of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

A spokesperson for the National Security Council deferred comment to the State Department…”

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