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Erdogan to inaugurate Akkuyu nuclear plant, Putin may join

Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin may visit Turkey on April 27 for the inauguration of the country’s first nuclear power reactor built by Russia’s state nuclear energy company Rosatom. “Maybe there is a possibility that Mr Putin will come on April 27, or …

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Greek FM calls on Turkey to discuss with neighbors its Akkuyu nuclear power plant

On the occasion of the anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster, Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias called on Turkey to discuss with its neighbors its plans for the nuclear power plant in Akkuyu in the South-West coast. “The Chernobyl disaster, the largest nuclear disaster in history, is a constant reminder of …

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Turkey to get S-400 in 2019, operate Akkuyu Nuclear Plant in 2023

Russia, Turkey have agreed to speed up delivery of Russian S-400 air defense systems, Vladimir Putin said during his visit in Ankara on Tuesday. Thew S-400 deal has met the opposition of  Turkey’s NATO allies, and upset Washington. The two presidents also laid the foundations for the Akkuyu Nuclear Power …

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Turkey and Russia to launch first Nuclear Power Plant in Akkuyu

Russia and Turkey plan to launch the first reactor at Turkey’s Akkuyu nuclear power plant in 2023, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday. Speaking alongside Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, Putin said the Russian state nuclear agency Rosatom would begin work at the Akkuyu site in the near future. Putin …

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Greece urges Turkey to halt plans on nuclear plant in Akkuyu Bay

Athens urged Ankara to halt its plans to build a nuclear plant at the Akkuyu area, in the southern province of Mersin at the eastern Mediterranean Sea. An area situated hazardously close to an active earthquake producing fault line. Concerned after the nuclear crisis in Japan, Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou called his …

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