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2008-09-10 09:00:42

Bushehr nuclear plant should be operational soon: Iranian official TEHRAN, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- Head of Iran's Majlis (Parliament) National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi said on Tuesday that Iran's first nuclear power plant should become operational as soon as possible, the official IRNA news agency reported. The Bushehr nuclear power plant suffers some technical problems, Boroujerdi said, adding that the political problems on the transfer of nuclear fuel had...

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...

2006-08-26 00:20:09

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran will announce on Saturday it has completed a new phase in its Arak heavy-water reactor plant, a presidential official said, referring to part of the nuclear program which the West fears is aimed at producing bombs. "The president (Mahmoud Ahmadinejad) will give a speech announcing that the heavy-water project has become operational," an official said. Iran is building a heavy-water nuclear reactor at Arak, 120 miles southwest of Tehran. Its plutonium...

2006-06-09 11:57:26

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A new report by the U.N. nuclear watchdog shows Iran continues enrichment activities, underlining the importance for major powers to stand firm in pressuring the Islamic republic to curb its atomic program, a U.S. spokesman said on Friday.

2006-05-29 10:01:05

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran is pressing ahead with research tests on nuclear fusion, a type of atomic reaction which has yet to be developed for commercial power generation, a senior Iranian official said on Monday. Iran said in the 1990s it was working on nuclear fusion research but this is the first mention in years that the work is continuing and comes at a time of heightened tension over Iran's nuclear program. Iran has been hauled before the U.N. Security Council for failing to...

2006-05-12 06:01:49

By Louis Charbonneau BERLIN (Reuters) - U.N. inspectors have discovered new traces of highly-enriched uranium on nuclear equipment in Iran, deepening suspicions Tehran may still be concealing the full extent of its atomic enrichment program, diplomats said. Several Western diplomats said there were signs Iran continued to pursue uranium enrichment research in secret and fear the goal is to acquire the capability to produce enriched-uranium fuel for weapons -- a charge Iran denies....

2006-04-09 05:16:25

By Parisa Hafezi TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran on Sunday brushed aside what it called a U.S. "psychological war" against its nuclear programme after a published report described Pentagon planning for possible military strikes against Iranian atomic facilities. A report by influential investigative journalist Seymour Hersh in The New Yorker magazine, citing unnamed current and former officials, said Washington has stepped up plans for possible attacks on Iranian facilities to curb its...

2006-04-04 09:48:54

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Inspectors from the U.N. nuclear watchdog will arrive in Iran on Friday to visit nuclear sites, including the Natanz uranium enrichment facility, Iran's ISNA news agency reported on Tuesday. "The agency inspectors are traveling to Tehran this Friday. The inspectors will visit different parts of Iran's nuclear facilities including the Natanz facility," Aliasghar Soltaniyeh, Iran's ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency, told ISNA. Soltaniyeh, who had...


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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
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