Turkey’s TAEK atomic energy authority on Monday granted Russian builder Rosatom a construction license to start work on the first unit of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant, the state-run Anadolu news agency said. The grant comes a day before a visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin to Ankara, where Putin and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will also attend a ceremony to officially launch Akkuyu’s first unit.
Reuters 2nd April 2018 read more »
RUSSIAN President Vladimir Putin flies to Turkey again today to join his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan at a symbolic ceremony for a Russian-made nuclear power plant being built on the Mediterranean coast at Akkuyu.
Morning Star 3rd April 2018 read more »