I salute the Arms Control Association … for its keen vision of the goals ahead and for its many efforts to identify and to promote practical measures that are so vitally needed to achieve them. -

– Amb. Nobuyasu Abe
Former UN Undersecretary General for Disarmament Affairs
January 28, 2004

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In the May 2004 issue, the article “Energy Dept. Reshuffles Nonproliferation Program” reported that the Department of Energy’s Foreign Research Reactor Spent Nuclear Fuel Acceptance Program had retrieved 485 kilograms of U.S.-origin highly enriched uranium from abroad. The correct figure is 1,100 kilograms. The 485 kilograms is the amount of U-235 retrieved. An Energy Department official provided Arms Control Today with the original, incorrect data.

In the May 2004 issue, the article “Iran and IAEA Agree on Action Plan; U.S., Europeans Not Satisfied” reported that an official from Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization told Reuters April 12 that Iran had stopped making gas centrifuge components 30 days earlier. The official actually said Iran stopped making the components April 9.