Ukraine made an agreement with foreign Westinghouse company for the construction of nuclear fuel plant. It was stated by Minister of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine Igor Nasalyk today at the press conference in Kiev, - reports the correspondent of OstroV.
"We agreed on the diversification of supplies of almost half the nuclear units in the country, construction of the nuclear fuel plant in Ukraine," - he said.
According to him, these agreements were reached during a recent trip to the United States.
On Wednesday it was reported that the International Uranium Enrichment Center (IUEC JSC) and Nuclear Fuel Ukrainian State Concern signed a new contract for the supply of uranium ore from Ukraine to Russia in 2016. Ukraine sends its uranium to Russia for enrichment and the subsequent production of nuclear fuel for its nuclear power plants.
Earlier it was reported that the main supplier of fuel for Ukrainian nuclear power plant was Russian TVEL Fuel Company.