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 NSDC needs plan B in case Russia bans coal supplies from occupied Donbas, - MP Anton Herashchenko

The National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC) should develop an action plan in case Russia bans coal supplies from the occupied part of the Donbas.

As reported by Censor.NET, in his comment to 112 Ukraine TV channel, Ukrainian MP Anton Herashchenko noted the need for verifiable coal suppliers.

"The most important part of NSDC's decision is that we must still have verifiable coal suppliers. I expect the NSDC to make a decision that the country should have a plan B. Plan B in case Russia bans coal deliveries from the occupied part of the Donbas to our territory. This issue is of paramount importance," Herashchenko said.

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As reported, the National Security and Defense Council met to consider neutralization of threats to Ukraine's energy security today, Feb. 16. In this regard, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said the iron and steel industry and foreign exchange earnings could be jeopardized by blockade of the Donbas.

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