Iran and Russia launch new phase in construction of second nuclear reactor squib

Tehran and Moscow inaugurated on Sunday a new phase of construction for a second reactor at Iran’s sole nuclear power plant in Bushehr on the Gulf coast.Ali Akbar Salehi, head of the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran (AEOI), and deputy chief of Russia’s nuclear agency Rosatom, Alexander Lokshin, launched the new stage at a ceremony where concrete was poured for the reactor base.The reactor is one of two officially under construction since 2017 at the Bushehr site that is around 750 kilometres …
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