Several countries ask Iran to build NPPs for them
Azerbaijan, Baku, Trend/ March 24, D.Khatinoglu/
The head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization Fereidoon Abbasi said that several countries have requested Iran to build them "pool reactors" like Tehran research reactor, Fars News Agency reported.
Abbasi didn't mentioned the name of those countries.
Pool-type reactors, also called swimming pool reactors, are a type of nuclear reactor that has a core immersed in an open pool of water.
"We are able to build pool reactors under supervision of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)," he added.
Abbasi said that The Tehran reaserch reactor is 5-MW, but we can also produce 10-MW pool-type reactors as well.
Iran placed the first home-made nuclear fuel rods into Tehran research reactor on Feb.15.
Iran says it's producing 20 more nuclear power plants with 1000 MW power production capacity, as well.
UN Security Council has imposed four rounds of resolutions on Iran and banned any deal with Iran in nuclear sphere.
Iran says its nuclear program aimed at power generation, but some West countries and IAEA urge Iran's nuclear activities propabely have military dimensions.