Ukraine should develop national nuclear energy – President

17:23, 18 February 2009
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Yushchenko outlines key vectors of Ukraine`s energy security

Speaking at his press conference in Netishyn, Khmelnytskiy region, President Victor Yushchenko said that nuclear energy development is one of key vectors of guaranteeing energy security of Ukraine, according to the President`s press-office.

He expressed satisfaction about today’s meeting on nuclear energy development, held at Khmelnytskyi NPP, and said that the reports that he heard at the meeting “raised optimism that we will be able to realize national energy strategy”.

According to the President, nuclear energy should become a an effective source of power for national economy thus making cutting down expenses on imported energy sources possible.

Beside that President Yushchenko expressed opinion that it would be reasonable to dedicate one of NSDC meetings to development of national nuclear energy sector.

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