Iran will build two more nuclear power plants

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Iran says it is currently building two new nuclear reactors in the country.
 
Under an existing interim deal with the United Nations signed in 2013, Iran is allowed to build the reactors, according to the Washington Free Beacon. The Iranian president said it has started construction on two light water reactors in the southern Bushehr region expected to increase nuclear capacity in the region to 2,000 MW. Russia is reportedly helping with the new builds.
 
The new project announcement came just ahead of continuing talks with the U.S. over the possibility of more sanctions on Iran, a move some lawmakers say could damage progress in negotiations.
 
Iran is currently the host of the 700-MW Bushehr nuclear power plant, which runs under the full supervision of the International Atomic Energy Agency.
 
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