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Iran is building a new nuclear research reactor at a nuclear facility in Isfahan, head of the Iranian Atomic Energy Organization (IAEO) Mohammad Eslami said on Wednesday, Iranian media reported.
a reactor that can test fuel for other reactors will be built at the Isfahan Nuclear Technology Center, one of the country's largest nuclear facilities. project.
Eslami stressed that the main issue in advancing Iran's nuclear program is to increase the capacity of domestic power plants. .
“In this direction, we will use international partnership and will not wait for anyone, because Iran has sufficient scientific, industrial and technological potential. Fortunately, there are large companies in the country that can support the 10,000 megawatt nuclear power generation program, — Eslami said, adding that all accusations of “non-peaceful purposes” Iran is not true.
Last month, some of the surveillance cameras used by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) were removed from the Isfahan site. In addition, last month, the IAEA reported that 90% Iranian uranium enriched to 60% purity was moved to Isfahan. Last year, Iran announced that it had begun production of enriched uranium metal, a material that could be used to build nuclear weapons, at the Isfahan test site.
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