Nuclear concern

The announcement by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that nuclear fuel will be loaded into the first power unit of the Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant on April 27 this year should set the alarm bells ringing in the international community and Western allies in particular.

It must be ensured that the nuclear power plant in Mersin Province, on Turkey's southern coast, will be used only for peaceful purposes and that the unstable leadership of Greece's neighbor across the Aegean will not be tempted by its aspirations for the role of regional superpower, developing into an even more threatening risk factor. 

The issue should not only concern Greece.

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