President presses to immediately close Zasyadko mine

11:20, 03 December 2007
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He also demanded urgent investigation of officials’ activity

President Victor Yushchenko wrote a telegram to Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych on the subject of the last accident at Zasyadko mine, according to the President`s press-office.  “Regarding another accident at Zasyadko mine which resulted in lives loss I insist on the immediate and utter closing of the mine until all circumstances and causes of November 18 and December 1 and 2 accidents are investigated”, - President wrote in his telegram.

V. Yushchenko also demanded urgent investigation of officials’ activity including those of heads of responsible institutions who allowed negligence and kept the mine functioning without clarifying the causes of the first tragedy.

“Results of this investigation must be forwarded to the Office of the Prosecutor General for applying legally provided reaction measures. Please inform me on the results in three days term”, - President said.

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