Iran’s Heavy Water Project to Be Commissioned Soon

A0195769.jpgTEHRAN (Fars News Agency)- Deputy Director of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization (AEO) Mohammad Sa’eedi said Iran’s giant heavy-water project will become operational in the near future

Speaking to FNA, Sa’eedi termed the project as one of the greatest and most unique achievements of the Iranian nation, which is about to make Iran the 9th world country owning a heavy-water production complex.

He also pointed out that heavy water is very useful in a wide variety of domains, “as it is a very desirable cooling agent and, meantime, used for curing many horrible diseases, including cancer.”

“Considering the technical progresses made by the Iranian scientists in the nuclear ground, suspension of uranium enrichment has now turned practically impossible,” Iran’s nuclear negotiator further stressed, adding that Iran would present its response to the 5+1 package of incentives on Tuesday.

Sa’eedi also stated that Tehran’s answer is very comprehensive and provides a very convenient opportunity for the west to move towards solving the case through negotiations and talks.

Meanwhile, he underlined that Tehran won’t propose any parallel or counterplan to the 5+1 group to replace their offer.

Elsewhere, the nuclear official said that the country’s first nuclear power plant in Bushehr, in southern Iran is undergoing the final stages of construction, adding that 93% of the power plant has already been built.

Sa’eedi also mentioned that the time-table for the launch of operation of Bushehr Power Plant will be finalized during a visit to Moscow by the Director of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization, Gholam Reza Agha-zadeh.

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