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2008-09-01 06:00:30

Text of report in English by Iranian official government news agency IRNA website TEHRAN: President of the Russian Atomstroyexport Company Leonid Reznikov arrived in Tehran on Monday [01 Sep] to hold talks with Iranian officials about completion of the Bushehr nuclear power plant south of the country. Atomstroyexport is the contractor of Iran's first nuclear power plant in Bushehr which was scheduled to be completed in 2000, but was delayed over the past eight years for sceptical reasons....

2008-08-31 12:00:27

Text of report in English by Iranian conservative news agency Mehr Tehran, 31 August: The Russian director of the Bushehr power plant project, Leonid Reznikov, entered Iran on Sunday night [31 August] for a three day visit. He is accompanied by his deputy and a delegation of experts. The Russian delegation will begin their negotiations with a team of Iranians headed by Ahmad Fayaz-Bakhsh, the deputy director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran. Reznikov will begin inspecting...

2008-08-25 09:01:39

Iran designs 2nd nuke power plant TEHRAN, Aug. 24 (Xinhua) -- Deputy head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization Mohammad Saeedi said here on Sunday that his country is designing a 360-megawatt nuclear power plant, the official IRNA news agency reported. The new power plant, the country's second one, will be constructed in Darkhoin, a city in southwestern province of Khuzestan, Saeedi said, adding that "the site has been chosen and the preparation process is under way." "Gradually the...

2008-08-25 09:01:39

Bushehr nuclear power plant to be completed by end of 2008 TEHRAN, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) -- Russian ambassador to Tehran Alexander Sadovnikov said here on Saturday that Bushehr nuclear power plant will be completed by the end of 2008, the official IRNA news agency reported. Sadovnikov said in an interview with IRNA that the power plant will initiate generating electricity by the end of this year. "Moscow is seriously committed to complete and run Bushehr power plant and is willing to do it...

2008-08-23 15:00:31

Text of report in English by Iranian official government news agency IRNA website Tehran, 23 August: Head of Russia's Federal Atomic Energy Agency Sergei Kireinko is to travel to Tehran to discuss final date for commissioning Bushehr Power Plant with Iranian officials. During the visit in September, Iranian and Russian officials will negotiate the final date for commissioning Bushehr Power Plant. Iran's Atomic Energy Organization (IAEO) had already declared that commissioning process...

2008-07-20 09:00:35

Text of report by state-run Iranian radio on 20 July [Presenter] Oil Minister [Gholamreza] Nowzari has announced the discovery of a new oil field in Asaluyeh, Bushehr Province. He said that the oil reserves in this field are an 525m barrels. This is the first known oil field in Asaluyeh. Originally published by Voice of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Tehran, in Persian 0930 20 Jul 08. (c) 2008 BBC Monitoring Middle East. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

2008-07-13 06:00:26

Text of report by Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Watan website on 12 July [Report by Jamal al-Rajihi: "We Have Provided Hospitals with Potassium in Case of a Radiation Leak; the Ministry of Health: Yes, Kuwait Is in Danger If Bushehr Reactor Is Attacked."] The Ministry of Health has expressed its concerns over nuclear war in the region saying: "We have put a precautionary plan including the distribution of Potassium medicines to hospitals and health centres to face a radiation leak in case Iran's...

2008-07-02 21:00:20

MOSCOW. July 2 (Interfax) - All the methods used in Russia to safeguard nuclear materials will be applied in the construction of the Bushehr nuclear power plant in Iran, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Kislyak told the State Duma on Wednesday. "Russia is not going to pass on the technology it is using in Bushehr to Iran," Kislyak said. The nuclear fuel produced for the Bushehr nuclear power plant will be returned back to Russia after it is spent, he said. The State Duma on...

2006-05-31 05:55:21

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran plans to build two 1,000 megawatt nuclear reactors and will solicit bids within the next two months, a senior official told Reuters on Wednesday. The tender will be open to domestic and international firms. The decision to build two more nuclear plants comes amid mounting Western pressure on the Islamic state to suspend its uranium enrichment work. "We want to build two nuclear power plants through an international tender," said Mohammad Saeedi, deputy head...

2006-04-27 12:05:18

By Carol Giacomo, Diplomatic Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is discussing the possibility of a civilian nuclear energy agreement with Russia that could help wean Moscow away from cooperation with Iran, according to U.S. officials. The move comes as Western powers are increasingly alarmed about what they say is Iran's determination to produce nuclear weapons. Diplomatic efforts to persuade Tehran to reverse course so far have been frustrated, in part because...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.