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Bushehr Completion Soon

ST. PETERSBURG — Preparations for connecting the Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant in Iran to the grid are proceeding according to schedule, Rosatom chief Sergei Kiriyenko said Saturday on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.

"We are in the final phase of the work now, and we are working in the turbine room. We have some flexibility in the time when we can launch the plant. This is OK, because if even tiniest doubts about security arise at any moment, we stop work. But we are moving well now, even without these allowances being taken into account," Kiriyenko said.

(Interfax)

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