21 June 2021

Iran's Bushehr nuclear plant shut down over 'technical fault' - France 24


Iran's only nuclear power plant has been temporarily shut down over a "technical fault", the country's atomic energy body said in a statement. The Bushehr plant and its 1,000-megawatt reactor, on Iran's southern coast, were completed by Russia after years of delay and officially handed over in September 2013, raising regional concerns in what is an earthquake prone area. The shutdown comes as Tehran and world powers attempt to revive a hobbled 2015 agreement on Iran's nuclear programme in [...]