The U.S. and world powers had a secret deal with Iran to allow the Islamic Republic to dodge restrictions in last year’s landmark nuclear deal, Fox News has confirmed. Reuters reported Thursday that the findings are based on information from several officials involved in the negotiations. The full details are set to be published by the Washington-based Institute for Science and International Security as early as Thursday.

Iran is not being held to the publicly announced conditions of the deal, which was supposed to allow a decade of inspections and transparency aimed at preventing Iran from developing nuclear weapons. The institute’s president, David Albright, told Reuters that the “exemptions or loopholes are happening in secret, and it appears that they favor Iran.” READ MORE