Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani announces injection of gas into up to 1,044 uranium centrifuges, November 5, 2019

As Iran announces the latest suspension of its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal, I spoke with Monocle 24’s Emma North on Wednesday morning about the agreement’s future and whether Tehran can maintain defiance of US sanctions.

We also discuss the latest development in the impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump, with a key witness revising testimony to link Trump’s suspension of Ukraine military aid to his demand for investigation of Presidential candidate Joe Biden.

See also Iran Daily, Nov 5: Further Suspension of Nuclear Deal with Advanced Uranium Centrifuges
TrumpWatch, Day 1,020: Trump-Ukraine — Ambassador Updates Testimony to Describe “Quid Pro Quo”

Listen from 10:59:

We’re caught in this limbo where the Iranians are not breaking but, on the other hand, are not in a very powerful position despite their claim they are expanding influence in the Middle East.