The Committee of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on fuel and energy complex, nuclear policy and nuclear safety supported the termination of the agreement with Russia on the completion of 2 units of Khmelnitsky NPP, the proper Decision was taken at a meeting of the Department on 2 September, informs.
first, the Ukrainian side was informed of the intention to denounce the agreement with Russia about the construction of enterprises of nuclear fuel in Ukraine and the construction of new units at Khmelnitsky NPP. In early August, the Cabinet of Ministers submitted to the Verkhovna Rada a draft law.
"The repeal of these laws will give us the opportunity to start a new procedure. Without this we can't start preparing projects on completion of the 3rd and 4th blocks of the station ", - quotes the Deputy Minister of energy Alexander Svetlik Agency. According to the head of Department Nikolay Martynenko, the termination of the contract with Russia will enable the Ukrainian side to sign a contract with a new contractor.
the conclusion about cooperation of Ukraine and Russia in the construction of the 3rd and 4th of KhNPP was taken at a meeting of the Prime Ministers of Russia and Ukraine on 30 April 2010 in Sochi. Intergovernmental agreement on the project was signed on 9 June 2010. Analysis of Rosatom, the work should have cost 5-6 billion dollars.
Ukrainian authorities said the intention to bring to pay for the project of the Russian loan of $ 2 billion." Rosatom " has stated many times that showed interest in this project and performed all the appropriate steps. The Russian nuclear state Corporation said in July that he had not received our official non-cooperation on the project of completion of Khmelnitsky NPP.