. Iran plans 20% uranium enrichment ‘as soon as possible’ « JO LEE MAGAZINE

AP — Iran said Saturday it plans to enrich uranium up to 20% at its underground Fordo nuclear facility “as soon as possible,” pushing its program a step away from weapons-grade levels as it increases pressure on the West over the tattered atomic deal.

The move comes amid heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S. in the waning days of the administration of President Donald Trump, who unilaterally withdrew America from Tehran’s nuclear deal in 2018.

Read more about Iran-U.S. relations at the Associated Press.

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