Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept.24
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Turkey doesn't intend to enrich uranium and has no plans to build a nuclear weapon, Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, Taner Yildiz said in his interview with TRT Haber TV channel on Sept.24.
Yildiz said that the information earlier spread by some media outlets about Turkey developing a nuclear weapon, aims to slander Turkey. He said currently the country doesn't have technology to build a nuclear weapon.
Earlier, some media outlets reported that Turkey is working on building a nuclear weapon under the instructions of the country's president. It was also reported that the technology to build this weapon was transferred to Turkey by Pakistan.