ANKARA, March 20 (Reuters) - Turkish energy investment firm Unit on Monday said would partner with South Korean energy conglomerate SK Group on the construction of five gas-fired power plants in Iran for a total of 5,000 megawatts (MW).

In a statement, Unit also said SK Group 034730.KS would take 30 percent of Unit International, which carries out operations in Iran.

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