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Bushehr power plant launch indicates Iran's firm determination: MP

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Aug 18, IRNA -- A parliamentarian said here on Wednesday that inauguration of the Bushehr nuclear power plant indicates Iran’s strong determination to achieve nuclear energy for peaceful purposes.

Talking to IRNA, Sattar Hedayat-Khah added that the event is also an indication to the Iranian nation’s resistance against sanctions imposed by the enemy.

He further voiced Tehran's readiness to continue uranium enrichment in order to provide fuel for the country’s future power plants.

The West's restrictions and sanctions have no effect on the Iranian nation’s strong will, the MP told IRNA.

Meanwhile, another member of Parliament (Majlis) said all world nations have right to pursue nuclear energy.

Soleiman Ja’farzadeh added that inauguration of the Bushehr nuclear power plant will prove Iran’s fruitful resistance.

In related developments, Hamid-Reza Katouzian, Head of Majlis Energy Commission told IRNA that putting into operation of Bushehr plant will be manifestation of self-sufficiency of the Iranain nation.

He reiterated that inauguration of Bushehr nuclear power plant has nothing to do with uranium enrichment. Enrichment is a technology that can be used in several peaceful areas, Katouzian added.

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