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An Iranian security official in protective clothing walks through a uranium conversion facility in 2005. Iran says it is now enriching uranium above the limit set in the 2015 nuclear deal. Vahid Salemi/AP hide caption

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Iran's Uranium Enrichment Breaks Nuclear Deal Limit. Here's What That Means

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A file photo from Jan. 15, 2011, shows Iran's heavy water nuclear facility near Arak. Iran plans to walk back modifications to a nuclear reactor at the site. Hamid Foroutan/AP hide caption

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Iran Is About To Exceed Uranium Limits. Is The Nuclear Deal Dying?

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After Iran shot down a U.S. drone, President Trump speculated that "it could have been someone loose and stupid" behind the surface-to-air missile strike. The president spoke about the issue on Thursday as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (center) and White House national security adviser John Bolton looked on in the Oval Office. Jonathan Ernst/Reuters hide caption

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Atomic Energy Organization of Iran spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi, pictured at a July 2018 news conference in Tehran, said Monday: "We have quadrupled the rate of enrichment and even increased it more recently." Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says Iran will begin keeping its excess uranium and heavy water, and he set a 60-day deadline for new terms to its nuclear deal before the country will resume higher uranium enrichment. Rouhani is seen here at a cabinet meeting in Tehran on Wednesday. Iranian Presidency Office/AP hide caption

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People withdraw money from a bank machine in the Iranian capital Tehran's Grand Bazaar in November, months after President Trump announced in May he was withdrawing from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and reimposing sanctions on the country. Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An exchange shop displays rates for various currencies in downtown Tehran last month. Iran is bracing for the restoration of U.S. sanctions on its vital oil industry set to take effect on Monday, as it grapples with an economic crisis that has sparked sporadic protests over rising prices, corruption and unemployment. Vahid Salemi/AP hide caption

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Reimposing Sanctions Will Hasten End Of Iran Nuclear Deal, Some Experts Warn

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People walk at the old main bazaar in Tehran, Iran, last month. The strained Iranian economy is bracing for the impact of new U.S. sanctions that went into effect Tuesday. Ebrahim Noroozi/AP hide caption

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Hua Qu, the wife of Chinese-American Xiyue Wang, poses with a portrait of her family in Princeton, N.J., on May 9. Families of Americans detained in Iran are hoping President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal will not make it harder to get their love ones freed. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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An Airbus A321 airliner arrives at Tehran's Mehrabad International Airport during the delivery of the first batch of planes to Iran Air on Jan. 12, 2017. Europe's Airbus has a contract to provide 100 aircraft to the Iranian airline. Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Companies Face A Tough Choice After Trump Pulls Out Of Iran Nuclear Deal

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The sun sets behind an oil pump in the desert oil fields of Sakhir, Bahrain. OPEC nations agreed to reduce their production, but energy experts say that renewed U.S. sanctions on Iran could derail their supply cut deal. Hasan Jamali/AP hide caption

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U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell (left) and German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier greet the media during Grenell's accreditation process at the Bellevue Palace in Berlin on Tuesday. Michael Sohn/AP hide caption

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President Trump displays his presidential memorandum reinstating nuclear sanctions on Iran at the White House on Tuesday. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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U.S. To 'Prod' And 'Cajole' Allies To Stop Doing Business With Iran, Official Says

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"The fact is this was a horrible one-sided deal that should have never, ever have been made," President Trump said Tuesday from the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Trump: U.S. 'Will Withdraw' From Iran Nuclear Deal

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President Hassan Rouhani speaks in a ceremony to mark Iran's National Nuclear Day, dedicated to the country's achievements in nuclear technology, in Tehran on April 9. Office of the Iranian Presidency via AP hide caption

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What You Need To Know About The Iran Nuclear Deal

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Attendees hold signs and cheer during a Tea Party Patriots rally against the Iran nuclear deal in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 9, 2015. Pete Marovich/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Negotiator's Plan For Iran Nuclear Deal: Tweak, Don't Delete

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Mohammad Javad Zarif, the foreign minister of Iran, poses for a portrait. Elias Williams for NPR hide caption

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Iran's Foreign Minister: Renegotiating Nuclear Deal Would Damage U.S. Credibility

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