Current Iran-Russia nuclear development contract to remain priority in 2015

A view of Iran’s Bushehr nuclear power plant (file photo)

Moscow and Tehran aim at completing their energy contracts in 2015. In 2014, Russia and Iran agreed on the construction of the second and third blocks of the Bushehr NPP.
MOSCOW, January 27 (Sputnik) – Moscow and Tehran have no plans to sign additional contracts in 2015 on the use of peaceful nuclear energy because the current agreements will remain a priority, Iranian Ambassador to Russia Mehdi Sanaei told RIA Novosti in an inteview Tuesday.

“Iran and Russia are working on nuclear energy and in 2014 a contract was signed on the construction of the second and third blocks of the Bushehr [nuclear power facility] and a memorandum on intent was signed on the joint production of fuel,” Sanaei said.

“We must try to complete the contracts in 2015,” the ambassador added.

In regard to plans of Tehran and Moscow signing additional contracts in 2015, Sanaei said the two countries are not expected to and “are only completing the current ones.”

By Sputnik News


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