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Hosseini hopes Bushehr power plant would be completed soon

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Nov 18, IRNA
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Foreign Ministry spokesman Mohammad-Ali Hosseini here Sunday expressed hope that fuel for the Bushehr nuclear power plant would be dispatched by Russia and the plant would be completed soon.

Talking to foreign and domestic reporters during his weekly press briefing, he said the dispatch of fuel for the Bushehr power plant by Russia has been under the supervision of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

"Russia has announced its readiness that the agency would make arrangement to verify and seal the fresh fuel foreseen for the Bushehr nuclear power plant on November 26, 2007, before shipment of the fuel from the Russian Federation to Iran as it has been mentioned in the recent report by the IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei," Hosseini said.

He added that no date has yet been fixed for the dispatch of the fuel, expressing hope that the issue would be materialized soon.

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