Dmitry Medvedev and Binali Yildirim discuss the Akkuyu nuclear power station and Turkish Stream pipeline construction

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev had a telephone conversation with Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey Binali Yildirim at the initiative of the Turkish side.

The discussion focused on current issues of Russia-Turkey economic cooperation and promoting large-scale energy projects, including the construction of the Akkuyu nuclear power station and the Turkish Stream gas pipeline in Turkey.  

Dmitry Medvedev and Binali Yildirim stressed the importance of stepping up interaction of the relevant ministries and agencies in Russia and Turkey in order to create favourable conditions for building up bilateral cooperation in a wide range of fields.

Binali Yildirim congratulated Dmitry Medvedev on his appointment as Prime Minister of the Russian Federation and on the upcoming Russia Day.