27 Jul 2010 14:09

First stage of preparations for Bushehr NPP launch to end in late summer - Rosatom

MOSCOW. July 27 (Interfax) - Preparations for the launch of the Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant are proceeding according to schedule, with the first stage to be finished by the end of August, head of the Rosatom state nuclear energy corporation Sergei Kiriyenko said.

The construction of the Bushehr Nuclear Power plant Does not fall under UN sanctions against Iran, he said.

The project is being built according to schedule. Questions regarding the exact dates should be referred to the Iranian side. The oversight services' is well underway there, and they are negotiating the final dates with the Iranian customer. The preparations are continuing according to plan, plus or minus a few days, which will not make any serious difference," Kiriyenko told journalists on Monday.