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Ahmet Davutoglu Turkish PM says no reason to halt Akkuyu plant with Russia

The planned $20 billion project would be Turkey's first nuclear power plant. But it has been complicated by the worsening tensions between Moscow and Ankara after Turkey downed a Russian warplane over Syria last month.

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Turkish PM says no reason to halt Akkuyu plant with Russia play

Turkish PM says no reason to halt Akkuyu plant with Russia

(Swiss Info)

There is no reason to halt the planned Akkuyu nuclear power plant with Russia, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Monday, after Turkish officials said last week that Russia had stopped construction work.

The planned $20 billion project would be Turkey's first nuclear power plant. But it has been complicated by the worsening tensions between Moscow and Ankara after Turkey downed a Russian warplane over Syria last month.

Davutoglu made the comment while speaking live on Turkish television.

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