Iran assumes control of Bushehr nuclear power plant


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Russia hands over operational control of the first unit of civilian Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant to their Iranian owners. Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, AEOI, had stated this week that Bushehr nuclear plant functions at 90 percent capacity. He had added that if the output drops below this level, the plant will need to go through another trial period. Russian and Iranian officials, scientists and technicians attended a ceremony in Bushehr power plant to witness the historical moment, when Russia hands over control of the nuclear power plant to Iranians. Salehi at this event talked about the safety of the nuclear power plant.