August 24, 2008
Iran to Start Building New Nuclear Power Plant – Official
The deputy head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation, Mohammad Sa'idi said that Iran is preparing to start construction on a new nuclear power plant.
Iranian state television (IRTV1) aired a doorstep interview with the nuclear official. He said, "We are in the preparatory phase of starting the preliminary stage for the site of a 360-megawatt power plant. This site must be prepared. The site has been selected. The preparatory phase is now underway. We are now in the process of designing this power plant. We will gradually go through the process of finalizing the design and the construction phase will begin."
Originally published by Vision of the Islamic Republic of Iran Network 1, Tehran, in Persian 1630 24 Aug 08.
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