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Iran’s Nuclear Escalation Amidst IAEA Censure and Global Tensions

Iran has significantly expanded its nuclear capacities by initiating new cascades of advanced centrifuges at its Natanz facility and planning further installations at its Fordo site. This move follows a recent IAEA Board of Governors’ vote that censured Iran for non-cooperation, prompting Tehran’s response.

The advanced IR-4 and IR-6 centrifuges accelerate uranium enrichment, raising concerns over Iran’s potential to achieve weapons-grade levels. The U.S. condemned these actions as “nuclear escalations,” highlighting their lack of a credible peaceful purpose. Despite facing severe economic sanctions, Iran continues to enhance its nuclear program, complicating international diplomatic efforts amid ongoing regional tensions.