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Building new " a sarcophagus " CHAES will begin in 2007

Building new " a sarcophagus " on the Chernobyl atomic power station will begin in 2007. ABT it as has informed a press - service of the Ministry of Emergency Measures of Ukraine, the Ukrainian Minister of Emergency Measures David Zhvanija and the head of Assembly of the countries - donors of Chernobyl fund " declared on Monday after the MTG in Kiev; Shelter " Hans Bliks.

" object Building " the Arch " (so is called the new object) will begin in 2007 with European Reconstruction and Development Bank support " - have informed in a press - service.

the Assembly Delegation led by Hans Bliksom was in Kiev W the two-day working visit MTGs with representatives of the Ukrainian authorities B4 the beginning of WRK on the Chernobyl atomic power station were which purpose.

By data a press - services of the Ministry of Emergency Measures, " Support at the highest official level in Ukraine - one of the basic conditions of the countries - donors of Chernobyl fund " Shelter ".

" 4 coordination of actions the bilateral commission from representatives of the Ukrainian government and the European Reconstruction and Development Bank will be created. She will solve NE problems which can arise in the course of project performance " - have informed in the Ministry of Emergency Measures.

Hans Bliks has voiced hope that from the Ukrainian party this commission will be headed by the prime minister - the minister of Ukraine Yulia Timoshenko, have informed in a press - service.

" In total the Assembly collects almost $1 billion. 60 % of WRK will be executed by the Ukrainian subcontractors. In 2006 WRK on object stabilisation " will begin; the Sarcophagus " and on a platform two high towers " will be constructed; - have noted in the Ministry of Emergency Measures, having underlined that, according to the Ukrainian party, the main thing in the future project is a security of people which will be involved on building " Arches ".

As have informed in the Ministry of Emergency Measures, according to tehniko - an economic justification of the project new " a sarcophagus " it will consist of a type cover " the Arch " W length of flight of 257 metres, width - 150 metres and height - 108 metres.

Under the statement of the experts, the second " a sarcophagus " should provide protection of a housekeeping staff of the Chernobyl atomic power station, the population of nearby settlements and environment against influence of sources of ionising radiation throughout 100 years, and also to create conditions 4 transformation of this object into ecologically safe system.