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U.S. Accuses Iran of ‘Nuclear Extortion’ and Vows More Sanctions

Jul 10, 2019 - The New York Times

BRUSSELS — The United States on Wednesday accused Iranof “nuclear extortion” and threatened further sanctions against Tehran, which has begun stockpiling and enriching uranium beyond the limits set in the 2015 accord that President Trump has abandoned.

The United States called an emergency meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna on Wednesday in response to the Iranian moves, while a senior French envoy was in Tehran exploring ways to reopen negotiations on complia...