FILE Photo: An Iranian flag flutters in front of the Worldwide Atomic Electricity Agency (IAEA) headquarters in Vienna, Austria September nine, 2019. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger/File Photo
DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran begun pouring concrete on Sunday at its second nuclear energy plant, a critical move in setting up the facility with Russian assistance in the southern port of Bushehr, state tv claimed.
“Nuclear power presents trusted electricity… and just about every power plant saves us eleven million barrels of oil or $660 million per calendar year,” Ali Akbar Salehi, head of the Atomic Vitality Firm of Iran, reported in a televised ceremony.
The United States programs to permit Russian, Chinese and European firms to go on do the job at Iranian nuclear facilities to make it more challenging for Iran to develop a nuclear weapon, two sources familiar with the issue stated in late October.
Reporting by Dubai newsroom Modifying by Elaine Hardcastle