Turkish PM boosts nuclear cooperation with China visit
France 24

AFP - Turkey's Prime Minister oversaw the signing of two nuclear agreements with China Monday on a trip to the Asian nation that also saw him make an unprecedented stop in ethnically-tense Xinjiang.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan -- on the first official trip to China by a Turkish premier in 27 years -- on Monday also held talks on Syria and Iran in Beijing with Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao after his stopover in the northwestern region.

The two agreements -- announced at a ceremony attended by Wen and Erdogan following their meeting -- pave the way for deeper nuclear cooperation between the two countries, but few concrete details were made available.

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