Six powers, Iran to begin new nuclear talks on February 18

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AHLambauer wrote:

The thing is, that every sophisticated use of the right to develope research, production and use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes after article IV NPT means at the same time the ability to develope nuclear weapons, too. Therefore, there would be no reining in this ability without restriction of the right after article IV NPT.

Thus, the development of nuclear weapons is not at all forbidden under article II NPT as long as nuclear weapons are not manufactured.

This is the reason, why a restriction of Iran’s rights especially to enrich uranium (to any grade) cannot be imposed, save by agreement of all the parties to NPT, as article VIII NPT sets forth that amendments to the treaty need such a participation of NPT-members in amending procedures.

Jan 31, 2014 5:59am EST  --  Report as abuse
AHLambauer wrote:

The thing is, that every sophisticated use of the right to develope research, production and use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes after article IV NPT means at the same time the ability to develope nuclear weapons, too. Therefore, there would be no reining in this ability without restriction of the right after article IV NPT.

Thus, the development of nuclear weapons is not at all forbidden under article II NPT as long as nuclear weapons are not manufactured.

This is the reason, why a restriction of Iran’s rights especially to enrich uranium (to any grade) cannot be imposed, save by agreement of all the parties to NPT, as article VIII NPT sets forth that amendments to the treaty need such a participation of NPT-members in amending procedures.

Jan 31, 2014 5:59am EST  --  Report as abuse
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