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Deputy head of Department Pavel Baryshev 28 Feb supervised the implementation of the Programme of joint activities of Russia and Belarus on protection of population and rehabilitation of territories affected by the Chernobyl disaster.

Participation of representatives of Federal Executive authorities of Russia and Belarus in the mode of video conferencing.

We will remind, the program of joint activities of Russia and Belarus within the Union state for the protection of population and rehabilitation of territories affected by the Chernobyl disaster, approved by the resolution of Council of Ministers of the Union state in August 2019. It aims at providing a safe living environment for our citizens exposed to radiation due to the Chernobyl disaster, and creating conditions for improving the quality of life of the population living on contaminated territories.

As noted during the meeting, cooperation between Russia and Belarus on overcoming of consequences of the Chernobyl disaster in the border areas, the programme is designed for 4 years. Up to 2022 is planned to implement complex of measures aimed at improving radiation safety of the population, agricultural production and the creation of conditions for the return of the radioactively contaminated territories of the States-participants of Union state to the normal life. The meeting noted that scheduled for 2019 activities carried out in full.

Work aimed at improving the efficiency of liquidation of consequences of emergency situations in the contaminated border areas, planned for the current year and implemented by both States. In addition, in the framework of the Union state is developing new approaches to technologies for the reduction of accumulation of radionuclides in agricultural products, implemented in a comprehensive radioecological monitoring and the Central Bank moved out (excluded) of the territories of Russia and Belarus.

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