Iran installs reactor vessel at Arak plant

AFP-JIJI

Iran on Sunday took a “major step forward” at its under-construction heavy water reactor in the central town of Arak by installing the reactor vessel at the site, the state broadcaster quoted nuclear chief Fereydoon Abbasi Davani as saying.

“We will test the reactor with virtual fuel” by March 2014, Abbasi Davani said in remarks reported by the ISNA news agency.