Energy security, the importance of the nuclear sector, the development of indigenous energy sources, and the energy situation of the Republic of Moldova were some of the topics approached by Romanian Minister for Energy Razvan Nicolescu in his speech at the meeting of the Council of EU Energy Ministers in Luxembourg on Friday.
Senior Iranian and U.S. officials were poised to hold direct talks in Geneva June 9 aimed at bridging gaps on Tehran's disputed nuclear programme ahead of a July deadline for a deal.
For the Islamic republic, the goal is to make a leap towards ending the international sanctions that have battered its economy.
Nine activists have been detained in a protest staged by Greenpeace Mediterranean against the Nuclear Plants Summit in Istanbul on May 30.
The activists had hung a 28 square-meter poster carrying the words âNuclear disaster starts hereâ on the outside wall of the hotel in ÅiÅli where the summit was held, and greeted attendees with the same poster at the buildingâs entrance.
Turkey could count on USD 16 B of revenues from its two planned nuclear projects, the country's Economy Minister Taner Yildiz said Monday.
Yildiz said that Turkish companies are to not only significantly contribute to the construction, but also produce some of the electrical components and machinery needed at the plants, the Daily Sabah newspaper has reported.