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Erdogan: Following Akkuyu, preparations for projects of the second and third nuclear power plants will begin


The Turkish authorities are determined to achieve the contribution of nuclear energy to the country’s economic development.

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said this on Tuesday at the opening of the new building of the Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EPDK) of Turkey in Ankara.

According to him, the start of operation of the Akkuyu NPP will make a significant contribution to the energy security of Turkey.

Erdogan noted that following Akkuyu, the country will start actively implementing projects for the second and third nuclear power plants in Turkey.

“Everyone who stands for Turkey’s economic independence and the growth of the country’s prosperity should support the use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes,” the Turkish leader said.

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