IAEA Aware of Iran Announcement Regarding Bushehr NPP, in Contact with Counterpart in Tehran

June 21, 2021

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear

The IAEA is aware of the announcement by the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) that the Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant was temporarily shut down due to a technical problem. The statement that was posted on the AEOI web site overnight indicated that the plant is expected to return to the national electricity grid within the next few days. In line with standard practice, the IAEA is in contact with AEOI for further information.