Western and Russian news agencies quote officials from the state-owned nuclear contractor Atomstroieksport as saying Iran's persistent problems making payments for Bushehr's construction led to the postponement of talks on the project scheduled for late May.
Iran denies missing payments, and says Russia is delaying the project due to Western pressure.
(Reuters, AFP, dpa)
On March 24, the UN Security Council adopted a new round of sanctions against Iran. Tehran denounced the move as "illegal, useless, and unjustified." more
Iran's Bushehr nuclear plant is more than 90 percent complete. RFE/RL presents a gallery of images from inside the facility. more