U.N. nuclear agency corrects data on Iran's uranium stockpile

November 13, 2014 11:14 AM

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U.N. nuclear agency corrects data on Iran's uranium stockpile

VIENNA (Reuters) - The U.N. atomic agency has corrected data to lower its estimate of the size of Iran's uranium stockpile, a figure watched ahead of this month's deadline for Tehran and six world powers to settle a dispute over Iran's nuclear program.

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) now estimates that Iran's holding of low-enriched uranium gas is 8,290 kg, 100 kg less than it had said in a confidential report last week, diplomats said on Thursday.

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