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Russia, Iran Sign New Agreement on Bushehr NPP

Sputnik News

13:53 02.03.2015(updated 14:00 02.03.2015)

Russia and Iran signed an agreement on March 2 to supply services to the Bushehr nuclear power plant, the head of Rosenergoatom said.

According to Rosenergoatom Chief Executive Officer Evgeny Romanov, the firm agreed on a five-year cooperation deal with Iran, he told Russian News Agency Rossiya Segodnya (Russia Today).

Both sides came to the agreement that Roseenergoatom, a subsidiary of Rosatom, will take part in building new power stations in Bushehr.

Bushehr power station has a 1,000 MW nuclear reactor which has been generating electricity since 2014.

Russian Company Rosatom and Iran's Atomic Energy Organization signed a treaty in 2014 to build the second and third units of Bushehr Power Plant.


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