President Trump Donald John TrumpMillions of billionaires Former Bolton aide pushes back on nuclear freeze report with North Korea USA breaks record for longest economic expansion MORE said Monday that Iran "is playing with fire" after it became Announced Earlier on the day it exceeded the amount of low enriched uranium, it is allowed to store during the nuclear era of the Obama era, from which Trump withdrew the United States last year.
"They know what they're doing" Trump said during a bill signing in the Oval Office. "They know what they are playing with and they are playing with fire. So no message to Iran at all."
On Monday morning, the International Atomic Energy Agency, the group that monitors Iran's compliance with the 201
Monday marked the first time that Iran is known to have violated the terms of the agreement.
Iran had agreed to cover its layer of low-enriched uranium at 300 kg, one of several limitations of its nuclear activities rather than the abolition of almost all international sanctions. Iranian officials said they violated the terms of the agreement because the United States withdrew and reimposed sanctions against Tehran.
The offense adds long-standing tensions between the US and Iran, which have been on the rise since Trump pulled the US out of the nuclear deal last year. The European Allies, Russia and China have been committed to the Pact, formally known as the Joint Overall Action Plan.
Last minute negotiations between Europe and Iran last week failed to convince Tehran to remain within the framework of the agreement. 19659004] Trump spoke Monday with French president Emmanuel Macron Emmanuel Jean-Michel Macron # UnwantedIvanka tendencies after Ivanka Trump's G-20 appearance Ocasio-Cortez knocks Trump to bring Ivanka to the G20 summit France's Macron says that he asks Trump to suspend some Iran's sanctions MORE on Iran, which exceeds the inventory limit, said the White House.
The Trump administration has imposed many sanctions on Iran since withdrawing from nuclear power, including in Tehran's oil sector, its precious metal sector, and chief executive Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other senior officials.
Observers worried that the two countries were heading for a military conflict after Iran shot a US surveillance drone last month. The two sides disputed whether the drone was in the Iranian airspace at that time.
Later, Trump said he had called off a retaliatory strike after learning it would lead to 150 Iranian accidents.