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Turkey plans third nuclear power plant by 2018-2019

Turkey said it plans to build a third nuclear power plant by 2018 or 2019.

Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu was quoted as saying in World Bulletin that the third nuclear plant is planned when there is sufficiently qualified people to build it.

Turkey has two ongoing nuclear projects. One to be built in Mersin by Akkuyu Nuclear with an agreement signed between the governments of Turkey and Russia in May 2010. The second project will be built through a Turkey-Japan cooperation in Sinop, the article said.

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