Iran says it plans to build additional reactor at Bushehr

Iran plans to build an additional nuclear reactor next to its only existing reactor in the southern city of Bushehr, AFP quoted Fereydoon Abbasi-Davani, the head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization as saying on Sunday.
"Iran will build a 1,000-megawatt nuclear power plant in Bushehr next year," Abbasi-Davani reportedly said.
Russia provides Iran with fuel for the Bushehr reactor. A new reactor would serve to boost electricity production in the Islamic Republic. The United States State Department has said it views the Bushehr plant as a civilian-energy program without a military dimension.
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