Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. XLVIII

No 10

7-March-2005

IRAN

Nuclear Fuel Pledge Signed By Iran And Russia As IAEA Marks Progress On Inspections

Russia and Iran signed an agreement in Tehran on 27 February under which fuel rods will be supplied to Irans 1gw nuclear power plant at Bushehr and returned to Russia for reprocessing once the fuel is spent. The long-awaited agreement was slowed by Moscows caution in the face of international concerns over Irans nuclear program, which Tehran maintains...