Bushehr reactor will not start in 2008

The power reactor in Bushehr will not be ready to begin operations in 2008, as it was planned. After a visit of a high-level delegation of Atomstroyexport to Bushehr, Iran announced that the reactor would start in 2009.

UPDATE 09/08/08: Atomstroyexport projects that the launch of the reactor is unlikely to happen before March 2009.