Iran, Russia discuss construction of new nuclear plant

May 28, 2016

TEHRAN – Iran and Russia have discussed the construction of the second nuclear power plant in Bushehr, according to the official website of the Iranian embassy in Moscow.

The talks on manufacturing the second power plant followed a meeting between Behrouz Kamalvandi, a ranking Iranian nuclear official, with Rosatom CEO Sergei Kiriyenko in Moscow on Thursday.

“The date of the groundbreaking ceremony for the second nuclear power plant was discussed,” the report said, without giving further information.

The report said the two countries have reached an agreement on the framework of the construction project.

SP/PA

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