Iran has threatened to withdraw from the Treaty on the nonproliferation of nuclear weapons

Iran does not rule out withdrawal from the Treaty on the nonproliferation of nuclear weapons (NPT). This was stated by the head of the foreign Ministry Mohammad Javad Zarif, according to RBC.

This step, according to the Minister, may be the answer to tightening United States sanctions.

“The Islamic Republic [of Iran] there are plenty of choices, and the authorities are studying them, and what you said, the withdrawal from the NPT is one of them,” said Zarif.

Iran had previously threatened to withdraw from the NPT, as well as from the six-nation agreement on Iran’s nuclear program. USA in 2018 has announced the release of the Iranian nuclear as well as toughening of sanctions against Tehran.

The Treaty on the nonproliferation of nuclear weapons was prepared by the UN experts. The force he joined in March 1970. In General, the parties to the Treaty has 190 States. The USSR ratified it in November 1969. Remain outside the NPT, India and Pakistan. Also in 2003, of the agreement came out of the DPRK (precisely because of this, the UN security Council has imposed against Pyongyang sanctions).

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