AEOI chief leaves for Moscow


Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, AEOI Chief Ali Akbar Salehi left Tehran for Moscow on Tuesday morning to sign an agreement with the Russians on the construction of two new nuclear power plants for Iran.

“I will travel to Moscow to sign contracts for building new nuclear power plants,” Salehi told reporters before his departure.

The AEOI chief underlined that the construction of these nuclear power plants will begin in the near future.

Salehi is accompanied by AEOI Spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi, his deputies and a number of nuclear experts during his visit to Russia.

Salehi is due to meet Head of Russia’s Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation Sergey Kiriyenko during his stay in Moscow.

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