December 13, 2016 - 15:36 AMT
Iran to build nuclear-powered ships "after U.S. violation of nuke deal"

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani ordered on Tuesday, December 13 the head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran to start planning the development of nuclear marine propulsion in reaction to what he called the United States' violation of the nuclear deal, Reuters reports.

Such propulsion would to be in marine transportation," he said in a letter published on state news agency IRNA.