Sergei Kiriyenko, chief of the Russian atomic energy agency Rosatom, said the idea was brought up during his visit to the construction site Wednesday, Russian news agency ITAR-TASS reports.
An agreement between Russia and Iran also could include a 10-year nuclear fuel supply contract.
No date has been released for when the 1,000-megawatt plant will be operational. Iran has argued the purpose of the plant is entirely civilian energy.
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