Iran, Russia agree to construct new nuclear power plants: AEOI head

Eurasia News

TEHRAN: Iran and Russia will build new nuclear power plants as both the countries reached a consensus in a recent Iran-Russia joint economic commission in this regard, Dispatch News Desk quoting Iran’s nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi reported on Monday.

Salehi, who heads the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), also expressed hope that the construction of the second unit of the Bushehr nuclear power plant, located in the southern province of Bushehr, would start in the near future.