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Russia-Iran: Talks Resumed about New Nuclear Power Plant

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Sun, 26 Aug 2018 11:39 GMT

According to the Tasnim news agency, Energy minister Reza Ardakanian said on Saturday August 25th that Iran has resumed talks with Russia to build a new nuclear power plant capable of generating up to 3,000 megawatts of electricity.

Tasnim reported that the Islamic Republic currently has the capacity to produce 1,000 megawatts of nuclear electricity.

According to Reuters, Iran already runs one Russian-built nuclear reactor at Bushehr. The deal between two countries to build up to eight more reactors in Iran was signed in 2014.

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