Turkey, China discuss mining, nuclear, renewable energy during minister’s visit

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Turkey's energy minister held talks with Chinese authorities and companies on mining projects, nuclear and renewable energy this week, his ministry said on Tuesday, and the two countries signed a preliminary pact on energy conversion.

Energy Minister Alparslan Bayraktar met China's Minister of National Resources Wang Guanghua during a visit to Beijing and the pair agreed to boost cooperation on mining, especially in critical minerals and rare earths, the ministry said.

Bayraktar met Zhang Jianjua, head of China's National Energy Administration, to discuss nuclear and renewable energy, the ministry said, adding that a preliminary agreement was signed on energy conversion.

"We are aiming to bring to life concrete projects as soon as possible," Bayraktar said on the X platform after the meeting.

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