Iranian official: Bushehr power plant to join national grid

November 14, 2010 12:39

The Iranian Bushehr nuclear power plant will join the national power grid by the within the next 40 days, according to a statement released by Deputy Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Behzad Soltani, Fars news agency reported Saturday.

The deputy head of the AEOI further assured that the sanctions imposed on the country by the West "could never undermine the country's nuclear progress."

He stressed that Iran's future nuclear advancements will prove the ineffectiveness of pressures imposed by its "enemies."

On October 26, Iran began loading fuel into the core of the Bushehr nuclear power plant reactor in a last step before the facility can start operation.

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