As Trump’s international sanctions against Iran are lifted, a country that is the world’s leading producer of highly enriched uranium could begin to make its own.
The news is a major blow to President Donald Trump, who is in the midst of an international economic and political meltdown.
Here’s why the United States could be on the verge of breaking free of the sanctions.
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