Ukraine Will Join Next G20 Meeting to Share its Expertise in Energy Security
G20 on nuclear security issues, scheduled for
appreciate your offer to make
serve this cause” – highlighted
The French Prime Minister reiterated that international community has to
make some conclusions after the events at the Chernobyl and Fukushima NPPs.
“First of all, we need to review the security technologies that are being
used today with nuclear power equipment,” he said.
The French Premier added that his country supports the initiative of
establishing a joint system of nuclear security, “We believe it is
appropriate to discuss the issue of introduction of a new, common system of
quick response to emergencies, so that we are able to join our efforts to
address these issues,” he said.
safety, particularly in the emergency response in case of large-scale nuclear
accident. Ukrainian nuclear power plants have gone through a meticulous
modernization of power units, increasing their safety. For the first time
ever a unique comprehensive safety assessment of all nuclear power units in
the whole country has been conducted through the EU-Ukraine-IAEA joint
compliance of all units of Ukrainian nuclear power plants with modern
requirements of the IAEA’s nuclear security measures.
to improve the security of its nuclear plants. These measures include the
introduction of new technologies while disposing of nuclear waste,
decommissioning of Chernobyl NPP, socio-economic recovery of affected areas,
following modern requirements on seismic stability, and providing the State
Nuclear Regulatory Committee of
nuclear energy, with an independent status on the legislation level.
Chernobyl related problems. “We want to express solidarity with the people of
construction of a new sarcophagus over the destroyed reactor in Chernobyl”
summed up the French Prime Minister.
SOURCE Worldwide News Ukraine