Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Thursday will hold a meeting to maintain the functioning of the exclusion zone within the Chernobyl NPP, said Deputy Prime Minister for infrastructure Valery Bosevski in Facebook.
"at present together with Prime Minister of Ukraine are on a working visit at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. After a few minutes we will begin meeting on maintenance of functioning of the exclusion zone, " wrote Bosevski.
In the current year in the area of alienation had a few forest fires. The last fire was on June 29, the fire spread separate lesions on the area of 130 hectares.
The accident at the Ukrainian Chernobyl nuclear power plant occurred on 26 April 1986. Exploded the fourth unit of the plant. The total area of radioactive contamination in Belarus amounted to about 46, 5 thousand square kilometers (23% of total land area) in Ukraine were contaminated with 50 thousand square kilometers in 12 areas. In addition, radioactive contamination damage 19 Russian regions with the total area of about 60 thousand square kilometers and a population of 2, 6 million people.
in April, the management of Chernobyl NPP reported that the station is closing its operations and is legally transferred to the stage of decommissioning. The first stage will be the " final shutdown and preservation ", it will take more than a decade and will continue until 2028.