Iran keen to build small nuclear power plants with Japan

February 18, 2016

TEHRAN – Director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) announced on Tuesday that Tehran is willing to cooperate with Japan in building small nuclear power plants.

Ali Akbar Salehi made the remarks in a meeting in Tehran with Katsuyuki Kawai, the special advisor to the Japanese prime minister, Fars reported.

Salehi added Iran is also interested in cooperation with Tokyo in areas related to nuclear safety and peaceful uses of nuclear technology.

SP/PA