Countries of the European Union and the United States are preparing money to allocate it to the fund for rehabilitation of uranium tailings. EU Special Representative for Central Asia, Peter Burian, told reporters.
According to him, during a special conference in London (United Kingdom), the European Union confirmed that it was investing additional €10 million in the fund. Earlier, the EU has already transferred €16 million to the fund for the rehabilitation of uranium tailings. However, this is not the final amount. Some EU countries also promised to support the fund.
«We want to work in this sphere with other partners in the CIS that are implementing similar programs in the region. We discussed this issue with the Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister of Russia, Grigory Karasin,» Peter Burian told.