Statement by Mohammad Ghannadi-Maragheh at the 2003 World Nuclear Association Annual Symposium

September 3, 2003

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear

As was mentioned at the 2002 symposium, according to the Table 1 it has been decided by Iranian government to produce 6000 MWe nuclear energy by year 2020. Nuclear power plants will be constructed to produce this amount of energy in various part of the country and it is necessary to provide their fuels.

For the fulfillment of this requirement, nuclear fuel cycle activities have been started by AEOI and it is hoped to produce the fuel at least for some of them.