Ukraine and Turkey will develop 3 new models of airplanes


Turkey and Ukraine have agreed on cooperation in nuclear energy, aircraft industry and the development of transit corridors, as well as gas and construction projects.

This was reported by the Minister of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Utilities of Ukraine Gennady Zubko on Twitter.

These, and other agreements were reached in May during the 10th session of the Intergovernmental Ukrainian-Turkish commission on trade and economic cooperation.

According to him, the parties agreed that Ukraine will advise Turkey on safety of nuclear power plants, train of all categories of plant personnel, and organize internship of Turkish students and graduate students in Ukraine.

In addition, the countries agreed on partnership in aviation and space technology development.

Together with Turkey, Ukraine is ready to develop and manufacture a passenger aircraft TAN-158 on the basis of AN-158; a transport plane for Turkey on the basis of AN-178; and an aircraft on the basis of AN-70.

Ankara also promised that it will be easier to enter the Turkish market for Ukrainian steel products.

Ukrainians and Turks can work in construction and infrastructure projects, in particular, for the support of the Crimean Tatars.

“We discussed the possibility of Ukraine to join the important project of the Southern Gas Corridor in case of the economic feasibility and ensuring of non-discriminatory access to the relevant capacities. Turkish side also invited Ukrainian companies to become members of the Interregional Standardization Union,” Zubko said.