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Accord on repatriation of spent fuel from Bushehr to be signed soon

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Moscow, Nov 9, IRNA -- An accord on repatriation of spent fuel from 
Bushehr power plant to Moscow will be signed soon, Russian Foreign 
Ministry spokesman Alexander Yakovenko said on Tuesday. 
He told reporters that the accord is in the context of transparent
cooperation between Iran and Russia under the safeguards of the 
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). 
"Preliminaries for repatriation of the spent fuel has been worked 
out and only the commercial sector of the accord will also be 
finalized soon," Yakovenko said. 
The head of Russian Atomic Energy Agency Alexander Rumyantsev said
last June that fuel will be supplied to Bushehr power plant in autumn 
2005. 
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