Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Regional Development, Construction and Housing and Communal Services Hennadii Zubko said after the meeting, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrainski Novyny.
"No, we didn't consider [a state of emergency]," he said when asked about possible introduction of a state of emergency in the energy sector.
According to Zubko, this step requires a thorough preparation.
At a Feb. 13 meeting of the anti-crisis energy staff, Minister of Coal Industry and Energy Ihor Nasalyk ordered to develop a state of emergency action plan.
Zubko also said it was necessary to prepare for the introduction of a state of emergency in each region across the country, taking into account the work of local industrial enterprises in peak hours.
Yesterday, the energy staff recommended Nasalyk to propose the Cabinet to consider the introduction of a state of emergency in the energy sector.
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