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Russia is expected not to mix Bushehr business with politics

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, March 11, IRNA
Iran-Russia-Spokesman
Russia is expected not to mix the business on completion of Bushehr power plant with politics, Foreign Ministry spokesman Mohammad-Ali Hosseini said on Sunday.

Hosseini made the remarks at his weekly press conference as he was asked about negotiations between the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) and Russian partner of Bushehr power plant.

"The Islamic Republic of Iran has fulfilled its commitments consistent with the contract on the project," he said.

The spokesman hoped Russia would carry out its undertakings and dispatch fuel to Iran on due time, saying, "This work should be done within the next two weeks."

Iran and Russia signed an agreement to build Bushehr power plant in 1995. The project was scheduled to be completed in five years year by 2000.

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