Russian President Vladimir Putin will take part online in the ceremony of starting the construction of new units at the Tianwan NPP and the Xudapu NPP in China. This was reported by the Kremlin press service.
– On May 19, 2021, the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, together with the President of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping, will take part (via videoconference) in a ceremony marking the start of construction of new Russian-designed power units at the Tianwan Nuclear Power Plant and the Xudapu NPP in China, says press service message.
In March 2021, Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan launched the construction of the third unit of the Akkuyu NPP. The Russian leader noted that even the well-known difficulties associated with the coronavirus pandemic could not prevent the “consistent implementation” of the Akkuyu project.