S. 380: Expressing the Sense of the Senate Regarding the Importance of Preventing the Government of Iran from Acquiring a Nuclear Weapons Capability

February 16, 2012

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear

Related Country: 

  • Iran

To express the sense of the Senate regarding the importance of preventing the Government of Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons capability. 

Whereas since at least the late 1980s, the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran has engaged in a sustained and well-documented pattern of illicit and deceptive activities to acquire nuclear capability; 

Whereas the United Nations Security Council has adopted multiple resolutions since 2006 demanding the full and sustained suspension of all uranium enrichment-relatedand reprocessing activities by the Iranian Government and its full cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on all outstanding issues related to its nuclear activities, particularly those concerning the possible military dimensions of its nuclear program;