- MOSCOW (RIA Novosti) - Russia
may build seven more nuclear reactors for Iran, to cost a total $10 billion,
Alexander Rumyantsev, head of the Federal Atomic Energy Agency, has announced.
- "The Iranian side is now holding negotiations with
Russia and other countries over the implementation of this ambitious program,"
Mr. Rumyantsev said. "We believe that Iran needs such nuclear capacities
to be used in its peaceful energy program."
- According to the Russian official, the technological
process of constructing nuclear reactors for Iran has been developed at
Unit 3 of the Kalinin nuclear power plant, launched on Thursday, December
- "About 600 innovative technologies were used in
building the Kalinin nuclear power plant's third unit. And most of them
can be effectively used in the construction of the first unit of the Bushehr
plant and new nuclear power stations of Iran," Mr. Rumyantsev said.