Iran nuke chief: Loading fuel into Bushehr reactor complete

December 1, 2010 15:44

Iran has finished loading fuel into the Bushehr nuclear reactor's core, the country's Atomic Energy Agency chief was quoted by Press TV as saying Wednesday.

"The loading of the last fuel rods into the core of the Bushehr power plant completed the reactor's fueling process successfully and the plant was capped," Ali Akbar Salehi was quoted as saying. He stressed that all relevant tests had been conducted successfully, according to the report, and that the reactor will generate 1,000 megawatts of electricity within the next nine months.

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