Chinese vice president to visit Turkey this week for energy talks.

By bne IntelliNews February 20, 2012
A delegation from China, headed by Vice President Xi Jinping, will visit Turkey this week for talks on energy cooperation. The delegations from the two countries will discuss Turkeys nuclear energy projects and another item on the agenda will be a joint fund to finance energy investments in Turkey, according to reports in local media. Jinping will meet with President Abdullah Gul and PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan. A framework agreement, which will pave the way for starting formal talks on nuclear energy, is expected to be signed during Xis visit (February 20-22). Chinas CGNPC already expressed its interest in taking part in Turkeys USD 20bn nuclear power plant project.

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