IDF sees permanent ban on weapons-grade uranium as essential for Iran nuke deal

Israeli Military Intelligence believes a new nuclear agreement that prevents Iran from ever enriching uranium up to the 90 percent level needed for a nuclear weapon is both feasible and would alleviate some of Jerusalem’s primary concerns, The Times of Israel has learned.

This view, presented as part of the Israel Defense Forces’ annual intelligence assessment, comes as US President Joe Biden considers a return to the 2015 nuclear deal or, potentially, the negotiation of a new accord.

The Israeli military, ToI has learned, regards an eventual US return to the deal as a near-certainty.

Read the full report here.

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