Turkey’s Energy and Natural Resources Ministry is reassessing its major partner for the country’s second nuclear plant at Sinop, Turkey’s Energy Minister Fatih Donmez said on Sunday.

Donmez told Anadolu Agency in an exclusive interview that the results of feasibility studies conducted by Japanese Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd., the major partner for Turkey’s second plant, fell short of the ministry’s expectations in terms of the construction budget and the schedule for its completion. As a result, the ministry is now considering other partners.

Meanwhile, Turkey’s first nuclear power plant (NPP) is progressing well. The first reactor of the plant

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