Turkey's Energy Minister heads to Japan for talks

Turkey and Japan started talks on a possible cooperation for construction of a nuclear power plant on northern coast of Turkey after Turkey's talks with South Korea failed.

Turkey's Energy Minister heads to Japan for talks

Turkey's Energy Minister Taner Yildiz will travel to Japan on Wednesday, his office said in a statement on Tuesday.

During his two-day visit to Tokyo, Yildiz will meet Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshito Sengoku, Foreign Minister Seiji Maehara, Economy, Trade & Industry Minister Akihiro Ohata and Finance Minister Mitsuru Sakurai.

Yildiz will also meet with senior officials of Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), Nippon Export & Investment Insurance (NEXI) and several Japanese companies, the statement said.

Yildiz is also expected to visit Kashiwasaki-Kariva nuclear power plant.

Turkey and Japan started talks on a possible cooperation for construction of a nuclear power plant on northern coast of Turkey after Turkey's talks with South Korea failed.

Yildiz will return home on Sunday.


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