Arms Control

Iran Nuclear Agreement: The Administration’s Case

So under the terms of this agreement, Iran has agreed to remove 98 percent of its stockpile of enriched uranium, dismantle two-thirds of its installed centrifuges, and destroy – by filling it with concrete – the existing core of its heavy water plutonium reactor.

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Secretary Kerry’s Remarks at the Council on Foreign Relations on Iran

The fact is that if we don’t accept this agreement, if we don’t keep with this agreement and put it to the test, year 15 or year 20 comes tomorrow, literally.

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Secretary John Kerry’s Testimony on Iran Nuclear Agreement

“The choice we face is between an agreement that will ensure Iran’s nuclear program is limited, rigorously scrutinized, and wholly peaceful, or no deal at all.”

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How the JCPOA Surpasses the Lausanne Parameters

The JCPOA not only met but exceeded the parameters we reached in the Lausanne Framework, putting additional constraints on Iran’s nuclear program for a number of years well into the implementation of the deal.

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EOV at UN Security Council Vote on Iran Non-Proliferation

Today we have adopted a UN Security Council resolution enshrining the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, JCPOA, agreed to six days ago in Vienna.

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Briefing to the Press on the Iran Nuclear Deal

Under Secretary Sherman has been a key player throughout the nuclear talks with the EU, the P5+1, and Iran over the past 18 months, and there are few people that have a better grasp of all the various technical nuclear sanctions-related and political issues that came together to get this deal.

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Press Statement: Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action

Pursuant to the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015, today the State Department transmitted to Congress the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, its annexes, and related materials.

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Press Conference by the President on the Iran Deal

President Obama

With this deal, we cut off every single one of Iran’s pathways to a nuclear program — a nuclear weapons program, and Iran’s nuclear program will be under severe limits for many years.

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Key Excerpts of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action

The full implementation of this JCPOA will ensure the exclusively peaceful nature of Iran’s nuclear program.

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Secretary Kerry’s Remarks on the Nuclear Deal with Iran

Kerry for website

Today, in announcing a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, the United States, our P5+1 and EU partners, and Iran have taken a measureable step away from the prospect of nuclear proliferation, towards transparency and cooperation.

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