New nuclear facilities will be construction in Iran by the first half of the new year, Iranian nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi told ILNA on Saturday.
Salehi told the news agency that the construction of "one or two nuclear facilities ... in different parts of the country" was contingent on Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's approval.
"Planning for nuclear facility construction is among the policies of the government to promote nuclear science in the country," Salehi was quoted as saying.
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