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    The United States and the world community do not trust Iran and the US will keep a close eye on Tehran’s nuclear activities, the White House press secretary said Friday.

    “We’ll impose a set of inspections that will verify their compliance with the agreement, Josh Earnest said during his Friday’s press briefing in Washington.

    He added that this will include not only facilities with nuclear reactors but also those building such reactors and in other ways involved in the implementation of Tehran’s nuclear program.

    Josh Earnest said the inspections stemmed from what he described as a lack of transparency by Tehran.

    In keeping with the provisions of the April 2 agreement reached  in Lausanne between the P5+1 group of nations and Iran, Tehran committed to shut down two-thirds of its uranium enrichment facilities for ten years and allow international inspections in exchange for a gradual lifting of the long-lasting economic and financial sanctions imposed on the Islamic Republic.

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