President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan visited the construction put of the Akkuyu nuclear vitality plant in the nation’s southern Mersin province, after attending the originate ceremony of the Abdülhamid Han extremely-deepwater drillship.
Erdoğan made investigations and got recordsdata from authorities at some level of the take a look at with that became once closed to the media.
Akkuyu has residing an operational date for the first reactor by 2023, with the whole plant expected to be up and running by 2025. The challenge started with a 2010 intergovernmental agreement between Türkiye and Russia.
At a gathering along with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, closing week in Sochi, Erdoğan stressed out the importance of the challenge and ruled out any postponement.
He denied rumors that the challenge has been delayed.
“There are claims corresponding to ‘25,000 other folks are now not working lawful now or this arena has been closed,'” he stated. “I attain now not settle for the form of thing and neither does the Russian aspect. They’re working.”
Erdoğan added that he’ll whine Putin concerning the event after the inspection.