Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 19
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
France's investments in the Turkish nuclear power plant will affect its stance on the so-called "Armenian Genocide", Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Taner Yildiz was quoted by TRT Haber TV channel today.
The minister said that the French authorities are well aware that "Armenian genocide" issue for Turkey is a "line that can not be crossed."
He also stressed that Turkey hopes that France's political interests will coincide with its economic interests.
Earlier, it was reported that Turkish and Japanese Prime Ministers signed an agreement on launching the negotiations on the implementation of the nuclear power plant construction project in Sinop city.
The agreement was signed following the negotiations held between Shinzo Abe and Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
According to Erdogan, the first agreement on construction of NPP in Turkey's history was signed with Russia.
The construction of the second NPP in Sinop province will cost $20-$22 billion. The nuclear power plant in Sinop will be constructed by the Japanese company Mitsubishi in a consortium with the French GDF Suez, however, the Japanese company will be the operator of the project.