Sixth Fuel Shipment from Russia Arrives

January 24, 2008

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear

The sixth nuclear fuel shipment from Russia for Bushehr nuclear power plant arrived in Iran Thursday morning.

Iran Atomic Energy Production and Development Company announced that the 11-ton shipment has been forwarded to Bushehr nuclear power plant.

So far, 66 tons of a total 82 tons of the needed fuel for primary stage of commissioning of the Bushehr nuclear power plant have been received, the company added.

It said that the remaining two shipments will be delivered to Iran according to the schedule.

The first nuclear fuel shipment from Russia arrived on December 17, 2007.