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Russia to Start Construction of Second Nuclear Power Plant in Iran

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Iran's Natanz nuclear facility. Russia will start building a new nuclear power plant in Iran this year. Photo: Wikicommons

Russia announced on Monday that it would start construction this year on a second nuclear plant in Iran, according to regional reports.

Russia’s Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation made the announcement early on Monday, stating that it will begin building a second nuclear power plant in Iran’s southern region later this year, according to Iran’s state-controlled Fars News Agency.

Read full story at the Washington Free Beacon.

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