U.S. Renews Waivers on Iran Nuclear Work, but Sanctions Top Iran Nuclear Official

January 30, 2020


Humeyra Pamuk and John Irish



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The United States renewed 60-day sanctions waivers that allow Russian, Chinese, and European firms to continue their nuclear cooperation initiatives with Iran, including nonproliferation work at the Arak heavy water research reactor, the Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant, and the Tehran Research Reactor. At the same time, Washington issued new sanctions, designating the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) and its head, Ali Akbar Salehi.