Iran, Russia to jointly build 2 Nuclear Power Plants

By John Lee.

Xinhua reports that Iran will start construction of two nuclear power plants in cooperation with Russian experts,

The Iranian Energy Minister, Hamid Chitchian (pictured), is quoted as saying:

“The contract has been signed between the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) and Russia, and includes building two 1,000-megawatt nuclear power plants, the construction of which is about to start … another active project is also underway between the energy ministry and Moscow on constructing a 1,400-megawatt power plant in Hormozgan province near the Persian Gulf.”

(Source: Xinhua)

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