Russian Federation announces earlier delivery of S-400 missile systems to Turkey

Russian Federation announces earlier delivery of S-400 missile systems to Turkey

When operational, the power plant is estimated to meet around 10 percent of Turkey's electricity demand, which equals to the power consumption of Istanbul, Turkey's largest metropolis.

The ceremony was also attended by Putin's Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

It was reported earlier that Russian President Putin had arrived in Ankara on Tuesday to hold talks with Turkish leader Erdogan and take part in the ceremony of launching the Akkuyu NPP's construction.

"We are witnessing a historic moment in terms of the development of our country and the cooperation with Russian Federation on energy", Erdogan said, adding that Turkey is determined to boost cooperation with Russian Federation on regional issues.

"In this light, the nuclear power plant construction project will also make its contribution to education of Turkish citizens", he said. The number of power plants under construction will be 56 with Akkuyu NPP.

In late June 2016 the Kremlin says Erdogan has apologised for the jet downing in a message to Putin, in which he calls for a return to friendlier ties.

This will be the first such object to be built in Turkey.

The Akkuyu plant, comprising four reactors, each with a capacity of 1,200 megawatts, will be built by the Russian State Nuclear Energy Agency, Rosatom.

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The leaders of Russian Federation and Turkey have launched the start of construction for Turkey's first nuclear power plant, as ties between the two nations deepen.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will join Erdogan and Putin for a three-way summit on Syria in Ankara on Wednesday.

At a press conference in Ankara, Putin announced that Russian Federation would push forward its delivery dates for the S-400 defense systems, which have been due after a contract was signed between the two countries in December, despite objections from Turkey's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies.

Turkey and Russian Federation have forged burgeoning ties in recent months on a number of, despite past differences. The three countries are sponsoring a series of efforts in a bid to end the seven-year war.

In the Syrian conflict, Russian Federation and Turkey have backed opposing sides but the two countries, along with Iran, have worked together to create "de-escalation zones" to reduce the fighting.

Half of the offshore section of the pipeline has already been installed.

In particular, we talked about the implementation of the contract for the delivery of S-400 Triumf anti-aircraft missile systems to Turkey.

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