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Novikov: Bushehr plant poses no threat to NPT

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Moscow, March 16, IRNA - Spokesman for Russian company, Rosatom Sergei Novikov, said on Monday that Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant poses no threat to the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.

Novikov told Voice of Russia on Monday that Russia has struck a special deal with Iran under which the NPP spent fuel will be returned to Russia.

He said, “That’s a very important point for our western partners and after signing the deal, the problems experts had on the NPP, were removed.”

He added that uranium enrichment and using spent fuel are two points making nuclear non-proliferation system in the nuclear fuel cycle vulnerable.

He noted that Russia is prepared to deliver required amount of nuclear fuel to the NPP within all span of life of its reactor.


End News / IRNA / News Code 401803

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