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Bushehr Nuclear Plant's fuel pool strength test begins

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Moscow, Jan 26, IRNA –Russian contractor for completion of Iran’s Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP), AtomStroyExport, announced here Monday activities at that plant are proceeding as scheduled, including its fuel pool strength test, which began Monday.

According to IRNA correspondent in Moscow, the Russian firm has in a communiqué issued on the matter stressed that this phase is among the most important phases among the facility installment stages.

AtomStroyExport had earlier this month announced it has increased the number of its staff, and particularly technicians, at Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant in order to accelerate the process of its completion.

The spokesman of the Russian firm, too, told IRNA that there is currently no problem, nor any obstacle in the way of BNPP’s completion and activities are pursued normally, in accordance with the schedules.



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