An Iranian flag in Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant. Photo: Agence France-Presse

Iran and Russia launch new phase in construction of second nuclear reactor

  • The reactor is one of two officially under construction since 2017 at the Bushehr site that is around 750 kilometres (460 miles) south of Tehran
Topic |   Iran

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An Iranian flag in Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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President Hassan Rowhani visits the Bushehr nuclear power plant just outside Bushehr, Iran, in January 2015. Photo: Iranian President’s Office via AP

US accuses Iran of ‘nuclear extortion’ as Tehran resumes uranium enrichment at underground Fordow plant

  • Move is Iran’s fourth step back from 2015 nuclear accord since Trump abandoned deal
  • Country’s enriched uranium production has increased more than tenfold in two months
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President Hassan Rowhani visits the Bushehr nuclear power plant just outside Bushehr, Iran, in January 2015. Photo: Iranian President’s Office via AP
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