Iran, which plans to have enough nuclear reactors to generate 20,000 megawatts of electricity, hopes the construction of another Russian-built power plant can start after March, said the head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization.

“We hope to witness the construction of our country’s second nuclear power plant in the beginning of the new Iranian year,” Ali Akbar Salehi was quoted as saying by the state-run Iranian Students News Agency. The new year starts on March 21.

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