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Russia to train Turkish scientists in nuclear energy and space technology

Russia to train Turkish scientists in nuclear energy and space technology

Normal 0 21 false false false TR X-NONE X-NONE The Turkish government's zero-problem with neighbors policy has borne fruit with the Russian Federation as the two countries' cooperation in a variety of areas has seen unprecedentedly high levels in recent years. The visa waiver decision, which went into effect last month and means that people from both sides for the first time are able to cross their respective borders without needing a visa, marks the pinnacle for such close cooperation between the two powerful neighbors in the region. In an exclusive interview with Today's Zaman Ambassador Ivanovskiy said during the high-level negotiations in nuclear talks between Russia and Turkey that the idea of establishing nuclear and space science academies where Russians will educate Turkish scientists has emerged. “For the project to be a complete success we need hundreds of people who can speak both languages,” he says, adding that both Turkey and Russia should think in practical terms, economically and socially, in order to figure out how the two could engage further.