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Soltanieh: Iran nuclear fuel cycle to be completed with Bushehr NPP startup

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Vienna, Aug 20, IRNA -- Iran’s IAEA envoy, Ali-Asghar Soltanieh, said here Friday that with operation of Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant, Iran’s fuel cycle will practically be completed.

Soltanieh told IRNA that since all nuclear fuel cycle phases, including uranium exploration and extraction, purification, transfer and uranium enrichment, and construction of fuel rods for reactors and for the research reactor in Iran exist in Iran fully, operational of Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant will place Iran among few countries worldwide to be skilled in full fuel cycle.

He said Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant is totally exceptional in Iran nuclear industries history because it goes on stream after almost three decades of delay.

The delay is just because of the west’s illogical stances to politicize a totally technical project with peaceful intensions.

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