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Russia: Turkish Stream and Akkuyu nuclear plant to continue construction - Putin03:42

Russia: Turkish Stream and Akkuyu nuclear plant to continue construction - Putin

Russian Federation, Moscow
March 10, 2017 at 19:34 GMT -00:00 · Published

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced plans to continue construction of two large energy projects in Turkey, the Turkish Stream gas pipeline and the Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant, during a joint press conference alongside Turkish President Recep Erdogan in Moscow, Friday.

The Russian leader emphasised that both projects “answer purposes with the most modern ecological and production requirements and will become the most important elements of ensuring energy security in the region.”

For his part, Erdogan noted that Russian-Turkish relations are being quickly restored, yet still not at the required level. He expressed the wish that Russia would completely remove economic restrictions concerning Turkey and "review its decision on a visa regime."

A number of the documents were signed before the press conference by the Russian and Turkish Foreign Ministers, Sergei Lavrov and Mevlut Cavusoglu, including a program of trade, economic and cultural cooperation between both nations countries.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin announced plans to continue construction of two large energy projects in Turkey, the Turkish Stream gas pipeline and the Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant, during a joint press conference alongside Turkish President Recep Erdogan in Moscow, Friday.

The Russian leader emphasised that both projects “answer purposes with the most modern ecological and production requirements and will become the most important elements of ensuring energy security in the region.”

For his part, Erdogan noted that Russian-Turkish relations are being quickly restored, yet still not at the required level. He expressed the wish that Russia would completely remove economic restrictions concerning Turkey and "review its decision on a visa regime."

A number of the documents were signed before the press conference by the Russian and Turkish Foreign Ministers, Sergei Lavrov and Mevlut Cavusoglu, including a program of trade, economic and cultural cooperation between both nations countries.

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