IR-40 redesign under discussion with China: Iran 

October 19, 2016

TEHRAN – The spokesman of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran has said the redesign of the Arak heavy water reactor, aka IR-40, is fervently pursued through technical talks with China.

Speaking on Tuesday, Behrooz Kamalvandi said a Chinese expert team visited Iran last week over the redesign project and left on Monday.

Kamalvandi also said that AEOI chief Ali Akbar Salehi will travel to Poland soon, adding that he himself is to travel to the Czech Republic soon to meet his Czech counterpart.

SP/PA