The national security Council and defense of Ukraine adopted a decision on the reliable protection of nuclear installations, materials and radioactive waste. This reports the press service of the NSDC.
“The Council also decided to ensure reliable protection of nuclear installations, nuclear materials, radioactive waste and other ionizing radiation sources in Ukraine”, – stated in the message.
The decision was made following today’s meeting of the NSDC.
Earlier, the Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States Valeriy Chaly said that Ukraine is negotiating to manufacture small nuclear reactors with the American company Holtec. Company Holtec International is building in Ukraine’s Central repository for spent nuclear fuel. In particular, the company won the tender for the right to build a repository for spent nuclear fuel for Ukrainian NPP Rivne, Khmelnytsky and South-Ukrainian.