Putin and Erdogan gave start to the project
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Arrogante: epa/vostock-photo
– The President of Russia Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gave start to the official start of construction of NPP “Akkuyu.”
Putin arrived Tuesday in Ankara on two-day visit. From the airport he went to the presidential Palace. The head of state was given unprecedented pomp: President’s limo was traveling, accompanied by equestrian escort. On the square in front of the presidential Palace in honor of the Russian leader was given a 21 gun volley. As explained in the Turkish Protocol, so the foreign guests shown a special respect.
Putin’s working trip started with participating together with Erdogan via videoconference in a ceremony to mark the start of construction of nuclear power plants.
During the ceremony, the Turkish President invited Putin to run this app. “I hope that in 2023 we are with you, Mr. President, will be able to take part in the opening of the station,” he said.
In turn, Putin promised to “do everything to be present at the beginning of the nuclear power plants,” and expressed the hope that “living near people can feel out of this high-tech facility.”
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