December 2, 2012 / 4:56 PM / 5 years ago

Russia interested in building future nuclear plants in Turkey

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Russia's Energy Minister Alexander Novak (L) speaks as his Turkish counterpart Taner Yildiz listens during a news conference in Istanbul December 2, 2012.Murad Sezer

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Russia's Rosatom, which is already set to build Turkey's first nuclear power plant, is interested in building future plants in Turkey, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Sunday.

"Rosatom wants to be involved in the establishment of other nuclear power plants in Turkey. We have expressed our desire to be involved in negotiations on this," Novak told reporters during a visit to Istanbul.

Reporting by Evrim ergin; Writing by Jonathon Burch; Editing by Helen Massy-Beresford

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