Ukrainian govt instructed to diversify coal supplies, create coal reserve
Ukraine's National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) has instructed the country's government to urgently take exhaustive measures to neutralize the threats to Ukraine's energy security.
The relevant NSDC decision, dated February 16, 2017, was enacted by the presidential decree No. 37/2017 published on the Ukrainian president's official site on Thursday.
"The Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers is forthwith to take exhaustive measures to diversify sources of coal supply to Ukraine and to create a reserve of energy-sector coal," the document says.
The government is also to approve a procedure for goods movement from and to the anti-terrorist operation zone in Donetsk and Luhansk regions and the list of goods prohibited from such movement.