Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in South Korea on Saturday.
He will participate in Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul.
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, Energy & Natural Resources Minister Taner Yildiz, and Economy Minister Zafer Caglayan are accompanying Erdogan.
Erdogan said Friday that Turkey was committed to use nuclear energy for peaceful purposes and to ensure maximum safety and security standards.
"We are at the brink of starting to use nuclear energy. And we have the political determination to use it for peaceful purposes and meet the highest safety and security standards," Erdogan told reporters before his departure for South Korea.
Erdogan said Turkey was about to finish a national legal groundwork for nuclear safety, adding that the country would focus on implementing them under the guidelines of the Seoul meeting.
Turkey is set to have its first ever nuclear power plant in Akkuyu town of the country's southern province of Mersin.
Russia will build the nuke-plant which is estimated to cost $20 billion and the project is expected to start in 2013. The nuclear power plant will be built by Russia's Atomstroyexport.
The two countries signed an agreement on the project in May 2010.
Turkey considers to build two more nuclear power plants and the country is talking with Japan and South Korea over their construction.
The 300-million Turkish lira vessel will serve for at least 30 years.
Presidential system is the right thing for Turkey, says Turkish PM Ahmet Davutoglu
Armenian experts talking to The Anadolu Agency believe the two historically hostile countries could start a new phase after 2015.
Alimoglu said the NGO would occasionally dispatch doctors from Turkey to Gaza for difficult cases that Gazan doctors could not treat or that required competencies not available in the enclave.
Prosecutors said the Tuvalu-registered 5,095 deadweight tonne ship Kanton was being held in the Ukrainian port of Kherson. They said the crew could go to jail for up to three years and the ship could be seized.
Yalcin Akdogan said the support for the solution process is beyond AK Party’s electoral base.
Saudi King shares information with Turkish President about military operation and airstrikes against Houthis.
-Minister of Economy Nihat Zeybekci says Turks and Tatars have blood ties, and so need to further each others' interests.
Turkish dailies on Friday mainly focus on the latest developments on Tuesday's deadly plane crash in the French Alps plus the escalating crisis in Yemen
A campaign to train Syrian opposition forces to fight hardline ISIL militants, which was due to start this month, has been delayed by Washington, Turkey's foreign minister said on Friday.
The legislation has sparked fierce criticism from opposition parties who say the ruling AK Party is becoming more authoritarian. Members of Turkey's restive Kurdish minority say the law could be used to target them.
The rocket that was fired by Syrian government forces across the Turkish border on March 24 exploded in the Reyhanlı district of the southern province of Hatay.
Turkey's biggest and Europe's third biggest Synagogue unveils 46 years later over restored for Jewish population
The Turkish General Staff has dismissed allegations that the "Turkish Armed Forces collaborated with terrorist groups like the PKK or the PYD"
The 50-year-old engineer was found at a cemetery in Turkey’s northwestern province of Yalova.
Turkish Foreign Ministry says "the despicable slaughter of three Kurdish Peshmerga has caused a huge public indignation."