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Report: Iran, Russia discuss adding nuclear plants

TEHRAN - Iran and Russia have discussed a draft agreement to build two more nuclear power plants in the Islamic Republic, Iran's official news agency reported Wednesday.

 

The report by IRNA said visiting Russian official Nikolai Spassky and Iranian nuclear officials reached an initial agreement about building two new nuclear power plants for Iran. Each plant would have 1,000-megawatts capacity plus water purification capabilities.

 

It said a formal agreement would be signed later. It did not elaborate. (AP)