11/5/2010

Toshiba interested in Turkish nuclear projects

Aksam - Japanese Toshiba Group has expressed interest in Turkey’s nuclear power plant projects, according to Turkey’s State Minister Zafer Caglayan on a visit to the Far Eastern countries, including China and Japan.

Having met with Toshiba CEO Norio Sasaki and his deputy Yasuharu Igarashi, Caglayan stated that the Japanese company is interested in building a nuclear power plant in Turkey. “Turkey has a nuclear project ongoing with Russian cooperation,” said Caglayan. “The second nuclear power plant to be built on the Black Sea coast has aroused US, Canadian and Chinese interest, as well as Japanese interest,” he added.
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