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Redesigning of Arak, Fordow Nuclear Facilities in Jeopardy

Redesigning of Arak, Fordow Nuclear Facilities in Jeopardy Redesigning of Arak, Fordow Nuclear Facilities in Jeopardy

The remaining parties to the Iran nuclear deal have warned the United States that its decision to withdraw from the pact jeopardizes Russian and Chinese efforts to limit Iran’s ability to restructure two of its nuclear facilities, western diplomats told Reuters.
In pulling out of the 2015 deal, US President Donald Trump triggered the revival of sanctions against the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), which oversees the Arak heavy water research reactor and the Fordow fuel enrichment plant.
Under the deal, the Arak reactor was to be redesigned to render it unable to make bomb-grade plutonium under normal operation, while the Fordow plant was to stop enriching uranium and be converted into a nuclear, physics and technology center.

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