Australia to sell uranium to Ukrainian NPPs

Australia to sell uranium to Ukrainian NPPs

At the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, USA,  Australia and Ukraine will sign an agreement on cooperation in nuclear energy.

The press service of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade

of Australia reports.

"Before the summit, I will sign an agreement with Ukraine, which provides for shipping uranium for nuclear power plants," said Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop in a statement.

The minister also reminded that Australia has the same agreements with other countries, including Canada, China, France, India, Japan, Republic of Korea, Russia, Britain and the U.S., and stated that Australia is ranked first according to the Global Review Initiative on reducing Nuclear Threat Initiative.

In addition to signing the agreement with Ukraine, Australian minister will meet with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko at the Washington Summit.

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