Iran said this week it’s ready to strike a deal with the European Union on its nuclear program. The E.U. has been trying to devise sufficient incentives, such as technology aid, to persuade Iran to stop enriching uranium. “If the E.U. accepts our right to produce nuclear technology for peaceful purposes,” Iranian President Mohammad Khatami said, “we are ready to assure the world and the E.U. that we will not pursue nuclear weapons.” Iran’s legislature, though, voted unanimously to require that the government resume uranium enrichment. Lawmakers shouted, “Death to America,” as they voted.
Continue reading for free
We hope you're enjoying The Week's refreshingly open-minded journalism.
Subscribed to The Week? Register your account with the same email as your subscription.
Sign up to our 10 Things You Need to Know Today newsletter
A free daily digest of the biggest news stories of the day - and the best features from our website
A weekend in Basel: travel guide, things to do, food and drink
The Week Recommends Everything you need to know for a break in a city that encompasses three countries
By Jaymi McCann Published
2023: the year of crypto instability
The Explainer Crypto reached peaks — and valleys — throughout 2023
By Justin Klawans, The Week US Published
The Week Unwrapped: Korean space race, porn-scanning and job hogs
Podcast Is Korean rivalry spilling over into space? Could face scans keep young people away from porn and who has time for two full-time jobs?
By The Week Staff Published