The United States has repeatedly called for China to participate in negotiations to extend a flagship nuclear arms treaty between the US and Russia that is due to expire in February next year.
Environmentalists and anti-nuclear activists have long pushed the authorities to close down the plant but not everyone agrees and some locals protested that its closure is a threat to jobs and the local economy.
EU leaders clashed over how to pay for the green transition and what role nuclear power should have.
President Hassan Rouhani says Tehran will continue to reduce its nuclear commitments until European parties to the pact save it by protecting Iran's economy from US penalties.
The plant, loaded with nuclear fuel, will replace a coal-fired power plant and an ageing nuclear power plant supplying more than 50,000 people with electricity. Rosatom says the plant is safe, but environmentalists voice concerns.
The parliament has called on Turkey to halt constructing a nuclear power plant and consult Greece and Greek Cypriots for negotiations.
President Emmanuel Macron steps up his anti-pollution efforts by announcing the closure of 14 of the 58 nuclear reactors, of which between four and six will be closed by 2030.
Israel could make the world a safer place by coming clean about its nuclear arsenal.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says Turkey is working with Japan to build a second nuclear power plant in Turkey's Sinop province.
US President Donald Trump has promised to "revive and expand" the US nuclear energy sector, but people have seen little action.
Finland is aiming to become the first country to bury nuclear waste for good.
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