Iran, Russia discuss building new nuclear power plant

Moscow, April 25, IRNA – Russian state company Rusatom says it has conducted discussions in Tehran for building a new nuclear power plant in Bushehr.

Rusatom’s Public Relations Office said the company’s Deputy Head for International Affairs Nicolai Spasky met and conferred with Deputy Chief of Iran Atomic Energy Organization ( IAEO) Behrooz Kamalvandi in his 2-day visit to Tehran.

Kamalvandi and Spasky attended a workgroup session which was held according to a memorandum of understanding signed between the two countries on peaceful use of nuclear energy.

Spasky also met with Head of IAEO Ali Akbar Salehi and the two sides discussed in detail building the new nuclear power plant.

Spaski visited Isfahan nuclear facilities, too.

Atomic Energy Organization of Iran and Russia’s Rusatom signed an agreement in 2014 to build two nuclear power plants in Iran.