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Iranian officials arrive at the construction site of a joint... News PhotoArmenia,Arrival,Construction Industry,Economy,Finance,Fuel and Power Generation,Horizontal,Hydroelectric Power,TownPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPIranian officials arrive at the construction site of a joint hydro-electric power plant on the Arax River near the southern Armenian town of Meghri on the Armenian-Iranian border, on November 8, 2012. Armenia and Iran started today to construct a joint hydro-electric power plant on their shared border as the Christian and Muslim neighbours sought to boost economic ties.The $323-million (253-million-euro), 130-megawatt plant is due to be completed in five years, and will supply energy to Iran for the first 15 years before being handed over to Armenia. AFP PHOTO / KAREN MINASYAN (Photo credit should read KAREN MINASYAN/AFP/Getty Images)