Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk ordered the head of the Ministry of energy Vladimir Demchishin to make on Wednesday to the government for consideration the question of denunciation of the agreement with Russia on cooperation in the completion of 2 units of Khmelnitsky NPP.
"I wonder why the foreign Ministry over fifteen months slowed the government's decision to denounce the agreement with Russia. I ask you tomorrow to put before the government this question. There is agreement, there is no coordination – then publicly will understand ", – Yatseniuk said at a meeting of the Collegium of the Ministry of energy of Ukraine, RIA " Novosti ".
remember, in the early winter of last year the head of Energoatom Yuriy Nedashkovsky in the process of the French-Ukrainian Nuclear forum in Kiev said that Ukraine may denounce the agreement with Russia on construction of 3rd and 4th power units at the Khmelnitsky nuclear power plant. As reported by the print edition OPINION, in March, Ukraine signed a Memorandum with the Polish company, saying that together they will complete two units of Khmelnitsky NPP without Russia. The participants are going to introduce in the use of overhead lines 750 kV Khmelnitsky NPP – Rzeszow (Poland). It will provide an opportunity, As stated, apply the available nuclear capacity without restrictions, provided the surplus electrical energy to supply its exports to the EU, as well As to raise funds for the completion of the 3rd and 4th of KhNPP. As well as to conduct training in nuclear capacity to the complete integration of Ukrainian and European energy system. In reality, however, the poles do not possess neither money, nor technology for such projects, and their only task – to make a fortune on supplies fabulous cheap by European standards of the Ukrainian electric energy. The agreement between the Russian Federation and Ukraine on cooperation in the construction of the 3rd and 4th power units of Khmelnitsky NPP was signed in Kyiv in June 2010. In February 2011, Energoatom and Russia's Atomstroyexport signed a contract agreement on the development of the design of reactor units VVER-1000 V-392 and supply reactor equipment for future units.