Turkey, Russia sign joint declaration on energy cooperation

Executives of the two countries said they would sign a final declaration on establishment of nuclear power plant in Turkey if they reached a compromise.

Turkey, Russia sign joint declaration on energy cooperation

Turkey and Russian Federation signed on Wednesday a joint declaration on cooperation in establishment of nuclear power plant in Turkey and a cooperation agreement on plant quarantine.

The two countries signed the declaration and the agreement within the framework of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's formal visit to the Russian capital of Moscow.

Executives of the two countries said they would sign a final declaration on establishment of nuclear power plant in Turkey if they reached a compromise.

After their meeting, Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan held a joint press conference with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in which he said that two countries would launch initiatives to lift visa procedures.

"I hope we can make a final decision on this matter during President Dmitriy Medvedev's visit to Turkey," Erdogan said.

Erdogan met Putin and Medvedev earlier on Wednesday, and participated in a conference on "Turkey's Foreign Policy".


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