23 March, 2017
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Iran: Rosatom’s second nuclear unit
Russia’s State Atomic Energy Corporation announced on 1 March that it has begun construction of the Bushehr-2 nuclear power plant, on Iran’s Gulf coast. The unit is due to be operational by October 2024 and a third unit will follow by April 2026. Rosatom said it was carrying out the project in co-operation with two unnamed Iranian contractors.