Russia and Turkey will continue implementing the work plan for the Akkuyu nuclear power plant, Turkey's first nuclear power plant, said the office of Recep Tayyip Erdogan after telephone talks between the two leaders on Saturday, September 3, Komsomolskaya Pravda reported.
"President Erdogan and Russian President Putin confirmed their firm determination that the construction of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant will proceed as planned," the Turkish presidential office said in a statement.
It is also reported that the Turkish leader offered mediation in resolving the situation around the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant.
Turkey's first nuclear power plant Akkuyu is to work in 2023, when it marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Turkish Republic.
Earlier it was reported that Russia is investing a total of 22 billion dollars in the construction of nuclear power plants Akkuyu in Turkey.