Iran, Russia finalizing new civilian nuclear contracts: Parliament speaker

Tehran, Dec 11, IRNA – Iranian parliament speaker said on Monday that Iran and Russia are finalizing new contracts to construct two atomic power plants.

'The contract for establishment of two new atomic power plants in cooperation with Russians is being finalized,' Ali Larijani said in an exclusive interview with the Russian Sputnik News Agency.

He said that Tehran and Moscow are in talks with each other regarding the issue.

The Iranian speaker hailed Russia's positive role in fighting terrorism and drug trafficking in the region and called for enhancing cooperation between the two countries in all fields.

Commenting on the US threats for withdrawing nuclear deal, he said that the US will lose its prestige in the world if withdraw the nuclear deal.

Larijani said that Tehran will adopt reciprocal measures if Washington abandons the nuclear deal.


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