Iran rss

Russia offers nuclear desalination bundle

New Nuclear

04 March 2015

Rusatom Overseas is aiming to sell desalination facilities integrated with large capacity nuclear power plants to Russia's export markets.

Russia to build eight more reactors in Iran

New Nuclear

11 November 2014

UPDATED rosatom iran reactor 48Russia has agreed to build up to eight new nuclear power reactor units in Iran - four at Bushehr and four at another, yet to be determined site.

Iran eliminates 20% enriched uranium inventory

Nuclear Policies

21 July 2014

C_Ashton_MJ_Zarif_(European_Commission)_48An International Atomic Energy Agency report has confirmed that Iran has completed steps to convert its inventory of 20% enriched uranium hexafluoride into forms that are less of a proliferation risk as political leaders agree to a six-month extension of an action plan aimed at curbing Iranian enrichment activities.

Rouhani introduces Iranian plans

Nuclear Policies

16 January 2015

Rouhani_at Bushehr_Jan_2015_(Iran_Presidency)_48Iran must become a builder of nuclear power plants, President Hassan Rouhani told an administrative meeting in the province of Bushehr. Rouhani also visited the Bushehr nuclear plant where he announced the construction of two more units.

Iran denies violation of NPT commitments

Nuclear Policies

10 November 2014

UPDATED Iran has rejected the charge it has violated one of the commitments it made in the Joint Plan of Action it agreed at a meeting with P5+1 leaders in Geneva last year.

Iran extends cooperation with Russian nuclear regulator

Regulation and Safety

08 July 2014

Russian regulator Rostechnadzor has agreed to continue and expand its provision of consulting services to its Iranian counterpart for the operation of the Bushehr nuclear power plant.