Ukraine will have to work for many years to eliminate the consequences of the Chernobyl disaster.
This was written on Facebook by the head of the presidential office, Andrei Yermak, who, along with the head of state Vladimir Zelensky, Prime Minister Denis Shmygal, Interior Minister Arsen Avakov and the first assistant to President Sergei Shefir , participated in the celebration of the liquidators of the Chernobyl accident.
“Ukraine will have to work for many years to eliminate the consequences of the Chernobyl disaster,” said Yermak.
He recalled that last year, international contractors completed and handed over to Ukraine a new shelter installed above the old sarcophagus of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, which will protect against the danger of leakage of radioactive materials. Now it is necessary to complete the dismantling of the unstable structures of the old shelter, the treatment and disposal of all radioactive residues.
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The president’s chief of staff also said that Ukraine should choose the optimal model for developing the energy system.
“The country’s energy security is one of the most important priorities of President Zelensky’s team,” he said.
As reported, on April 26, President Vladimir Zelensky is on a work trip to the Kiev region. He participated in the commemorative ceremony of the liquidators of the Chernobyl accident, met with employees of the state emergency services, who participated in the extinction of a forest fire in the area of exclusion, and awarded them state awards.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru