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.
About invitation to find common ground on PKK’s disarmament, Turkish PM Davutoglu says, it will pave the way for a democratic policy in Turkey.
Turkey’s literary giant, Yasar Kemal, passes away aged 92.
"On the one hand you say EU acquis, but on the other hand you take steps which totally oppose EU acquis,” Turkish president says.
The Feb. 28 coup wrought havoc on observant Muslims, in particular, who were subjected to a series of rights violations and profiling efforts by the military and the state
Jailed PKK leader Abdullah Ocalan has invited on his followers to attend a conference on disarmament, a crucial step in Turkey's drive to end a 30-year insurgency with Kurdish militants, in the forthcoming spring.
Turkish President Erdogan has lately been pushing for a presidential system to replace the current parliamentary one.
The €920 million program aims to provide in Turkey a high level of quality and sustainable employment; and will guarantee decent social protection.
Thomas Melia, US deputy assistant secretary of state, expressed concern about additional authority given to police in new security draft bill.
Akyurek was charged with negligence on the job at the time of the Turkish-Armenian journalist's murder.
Central Bank Governor Erdem Basci appeared to dismiss any suggestion that he might resign, saying that public duty should be performed for the full period in which it is assigned
The new 6.5 km undersea tunnel will reduce travel time between the two sides of Istanbul via metro and highway lines to 14 minutes.
Turkey has chosen a Chinese company as the preferred bidder for the $3.4 billion project but is also pressing ahead with talks with U.S. and European firms as questions remain about the Chinese proposal
Police detained a man, believed to be mentally unstable, for questioning
Friday's dailies mostly cover the Taliban bomb attack on a Turkish convoy in Afghanistan and Turkish football team Besiktas which dramatically beat Liverpool 5-4 on penalties in the UEFA Europa League.
UN high commissioner for refugees says 3.8 million Syrian refugees are registered in neighboring countries.