IRAN's first nuclear power plant located on the shores of the Gulf could come online as early as September, it emerged yesterday.
Director General of the Iranian Foreign Ministry's Institute for Political and International Studies (IPIS), Dr Seyed Rasoul Mousvi, said he sees "no further delays" in the plant going on stream and producing its first power in the next four months.
"The Russians, who are setting up the plant, have said they have all they need," he said.
"It is only a matter of time."
Mr Mousvi was speaking to the Press at the end of the two-day International Conference on Nuclear Technologies in the Service of the Arab Society, at the Crowne Plaza's Bahrain Conference Centre.
"We have all the sanctions from international bodies, including the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)," he added.
He also dismissed safety fears expressed by countries in the r
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