Turkey ranks second with the number of its students enrolled in the leading Russian nuclear university, the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI — Moscow Engineering Physics Institute, according to the deputy director of the university’s Nuclear Physics and Engineering Institute.

Turkey is second only to Vietnam with 192 students, including nuclear physicists who are currently studying at the university and 60 students who graduated in 2017 and 2018, Georgy Tikhomirov, deputy director of the Institute of Nuclear Physics and Engineering, told Anadolu Agency.

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