«Today, our countries made an important step in strengthening cooperation in nuclear energy,» Russian President Vladimir Putin said during a meeting with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara on Tuesday. «We together laid the foundation for a very large nuclear power plant project,» Erdogan said in response. Earlier today, Putin and Erdogan attended a ceremony in Ankara to... Еще launch the first unit of Turkey's first nuclear power plant in Akkuyu of the country’s southern province of Mersin. The Akkuyu nuclear power plant will be built by Russian State Nuclear Energy Agency Rosatom. Putin is on a two-day visit to Turkey, where he is due to attend the seventh meeting of the Turkey-Russia High-Level Cooperation Council in Ankara on April 3. On April 4, Putin will attend a summit on Syria, alongside Erdogan and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.