(Worthy News)-- Russia's state atomic energy company on Monday announced it would begin construction of a second nuclear power plant in Iran's Bushehr region later this year, the Times of Israel reported.
According to the report, the facility will be jointly built by Rosatom and the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran. Work will start in 2015.
No exact date for construction was provided.
The plant is part of a 2014 deal between Tehran and Moscow to build two power plants in Bushehr in the coming years, in addition to the facility that is already operational. --[wp_colorbox_media url="http://www.timesofisrael.com/russia-to-begin-building-irans-second-nuclear-power-plant/" type="iframe" hyperlink="Source"]
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