Ukraine's Parliament on Wednesday at the second attempt passed the law on the termination of the agreement with Russia on the completion of 2 units of Khmelnitsky NPP.
The first ballot a draft law supported 210 parliamentarians With the necessary minimum of 226 votes during the second voting for the project spoke 234 MP.
"to stop the operation of the Treaty between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the government of the Russian Federation on cooperation in construction of power units? 3 and 4 of Khmelnitsky NPP, signed on 9 June 2010 in Kyiv and ratified by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on January 12, 2011 ", - said in the text of the law.
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.
According to the head of profile Department of Rada Mykola 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.