Ukraine will buy from the US nuclear fuel and 2 million tons of coal – Poroshenko
Ukraine plans to buy at least 2 million tons of coal from the US, and also to increase the share of the us suppliers of nuclear fuel.
About it in interview to Ukrainian TV channels on Sunday said the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.
Videoporoshenko in USA signed important agreements for Ukraine
22 Jun, 08:41
The Ukrainian head of state noted that after the capture of Ukrainian companies Kyiv militants have refused to buy coal from the occupied territories. During his visit to the United States Poroshenko agreed to purchase coal from Pennsylvania at competitive prices.
Prosecutors took over the case of fugitive Kurchenko for the sale of coal from the occupied Donbass
“We have a guaranteed supply of at least 2 million tons of coal. For this purpose all conditions are created. Should only be contracted on energy security,” the President said.
As for nuclear fuel, Poroshenko hopes to increase the share of U.S. suppliers to 55%.
“Energy security lies in the question of nuclear power. Here we increase much more share of the us suppliers of nuclear fuel of Westinghouse in Ukraine. I hope that we will be able to make it to 55%,” – said Poroshenko.
According to the President, Ukraine has also continued the construction of a centralized repository to be spent nuclear fuel from Ukrainian nuclear power plants.
The Cabinet plans for two years completely to refuse of anthracite coal
We will remind, the Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said that the Ukrainian state company buy deficit coal in Russia. According to him, the Cabinet shall take all necessary measures for the diversification of the supply of anthracite coal.