Russia To Construct Four Nuclear Power Plants In Turkey

17 May 2009 (Last Updated May 17th, 2009 18:30)

Russia is to build four large-scale nuclear power plants in Turkey, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said. A consortium with Russian involvement would participate in the tender, said Putin, according to news agency Interfax. Moscow and Ankara have also agreed to comm

Russia is to build four large-scale nuclear power plants in Turkey, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said.

A consortium with Russian involvement would participate in the tender, said Putin, according to news agency Interfax.

Moscow and Ankara have also agreed to commence negotiations on prolonging the Russian gas supply contract with Turkey, which expires in 2011.

By staff writer.