Yatsenyuk announced the international conference on Chernobyl
The head of Ukrainian government Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that Ukraine wants in 2016 to build a large-scale international conference on the situation in the area of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. The Ukrainian government also intends to involve the assessment of radiological threats in the area of alienation experts leading Western organizations, RIA "news" words of Arseniy Yatsenyuk. "The lessons learned by the world, this tragedy, which became a challenge For the whole world to them is required to be used worldwide attention and international conference," he noted during the trip to the Chernobyl zone." in place of a zone shall be established radiological reserve. For this we wish to hire the leading Western organizations to conduct a radiological assessment of the site " - quoted by UNIAN Ukrainian Prime Minister." for 30 years, too much has changed. We need to understand the state of the environmental situation, and assure that the ecological situation of the best international companies to examination and analysis of the environmental situation had a legal character, " explained Arseniy Yatsenyuk. According to his statement, in 2017 to be completed the new arch that will cover destroyed in 1986, the fourth block of the Chernobyl NPP, and the forthcoming international conference to discuss the funding of the operation of this arch after 2017. In addition, the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster Yatsenyuk announced the replacement of State Agency for management of the exclusion zone on the State concern for work with nuclear materials, the government of Ukraine has already adopted an opinion on the establishment of the working group on the issue. Recall that in the Chernobyl exclusion area were initiated peat fires. On the first day of the week it was declared that the Ukrainian specialprogram to extinguish the fire at the Chernobyl Pushcha in Ukraine: per day liquidated more than 2, 6 hectares of smoldering peat, left to extinguish two localized lesion. July 1, the Ministry of emergency situations of Russia expressed readiness to provide necessary assistance to Ukraine in the company of quenching of fire in Chernobyl forest. Along with this, the MOE stressed that this fire does not pose any danger To residents of border areas of Russia. On 8 may, the government of Ukraine took the initiative on the reduction of the exclusion zone to a radius of 10 km, and the remaining two-thirds of the area – to devote biosphere reserve. At the end of April – may the fires were also recorded under Chernobyl. In the main versions of the origin of the strongest for the last 23 years of a forest fire in the area of the disposition of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine considered arson. May 2, Ukrainian rescuers reported about a fire in the area of alienation under the Chernobyl repaid. The Chernobyl disaster occurred on 26 April 1986. Exploded the fourth unit of the plant. The total area of radioactive contamination in Ukraine in the end of the disaster amounted to 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 and 46, 5 thousand Square kilometers of the territory of Belarus (23% of total area).