The Ukrainian president stated this in an interview with Ukrainian TV Channels, an Ukrinform correspondent reported.
“Energy security depends on nuclear energy as well. And here we significantly increase a share of American suppliers of nuclear fuel Westinghouse, I hope that we will be able to increase it up to 55%," the President said.
The head of state also recalled that Ukraine is continuing the construction of a used fuel storage facility.
President Poroshenko also added that it will also make Ukraine independent from Russia in this issue of used nuclear fuel.