Iran's Enriched Uranium Stock Halves After Flirting with Limit: IAEA

February 24, 2017


Francois Murphy



The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) reports that as of February 18, 2017, Iran's stock of low-enriched uranium (LEU) is 101.7 kg, after 99.9 kg of LEU stuck in pipes and other equipment at a plant in Isfahan are deemed unrecoverable.  According to the IAEA report, Iran's stock of heavy water is within the 130-tonne limit set by the nuclear deal at 124.2 tonnes, after 11 tonnes were shipped to Oman.