The two countries will sign the agreement to supply uranium for the purposes of use at nuclear power plants, reads the message at Australian Foreign Ministry’s website. According to Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, she’s going to participate in the upcoming Nuclear Security summit, which is to be held in Washington, D.C. on April 1 and 2.
“Ahead of the Summit I will sign a cooperation agreement to supply uranium to Ukraine for use in power generation. This complements similar agreements Australia has with countries including Canada, China, France, India, Japan, Republic of Korea, Russia, the UK and the USA”, Bishop’s message says.
The diplomat added she is to meet Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko during the summit. The visit of the Ukrainian official will last from March 30 till April 2.