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  2/6/2009, Shevat 12, 5769

Iranian Plant to be Up and Running in 2009


Iran's nuclear reactor will open by late 2009, according to Russian officials. Russia is building the Bushehr reactor for Iran. Construction has been delayed several times, primarily due to financial disputes.

Iran has committed to send spent nuclear fuel back to Russia in order to guarantee that the fuel will not be used for nuclear weapons. Israeli leaders have been openly skeptical of the plan's efficacy.

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