Senate Democrat: Nuke deal less enticing than in 2015, but no agreement a ‘disaster’


A senior Democratic senator acknowledged that the conditions under which the Biden administration hopes to revive the nuclear agreement with Iran are less favorable than they were when the original accord was signed, but that a failure to resuscitate the deal would ensure a reality far more dangerous for the United States.

“[Former president] Donald Trump put us in this position where we now can only get an agreement that has shorter breakout times than the original [Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action],” Sen. Chris Murphy said in an interview Wednesday with The Times of Israel as negotiations between world powers in Vienna aimed at a joint US-Iran return to compliance with the JCPOA  entered their final stage.

Indeed, Western diplomats have long indicated that even if they managed to resurrect the JCPOA, the amount of time Iran will need to produce enough enriched uranium…

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