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25 Apr 2016

China to continue assisting Belarus with rehabilitation of Chernobyl-affected regions

MINSK, 25 April (BelTA) - China will continue helping Belarus rehabilitate the Chernobyl-affected regions, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People’s Republic of China to Belarus Cui Qiming told BelTA as he attended the high-level international conference Thirty Years After Chernobyl. From Emergency to Revival and Sustainable Socio-Economic Development of Affected Territories.

The Ambassador said that China has provided assistance to Belarus with the mitigation of the Chernobyl impact. “We will continue this cooperation, particularly now when the task is to put the affected regions back on track towards the sustainable development,” Ambassador Cui Qiming said. According to him, the government of the People’s Republic of China, Chinese companies and regions will get involved in the preparation of a plan of this cooperation.

Ambassador Cui Qiming stressed that China appreciates the important contribution made by Belarus in eliminating the consequences of the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. In his view, by eliminating the consequences of the accident effectively, Belarus has acted in the interests of not only its people but also the international community as a whole.

The conference, Thirty Years After Chernobyl. From Emergency to Revival and Sustainable Socio-Economic Development of Affected Territories, is running in the Palace of the Republic in Minsk. The participants of the conference will take stock of the UN Decade of Recovery and Sustainable Development for Communities Affected by the 1986 Chernobyl Disaster and will discuss new approaches to multilateral Chernobyl cooperation. The participants of the conference are expected to adopt a Declaration that will make a basis for the development of a new stage in Chernobyl cooperation under the aegis of the United Nations.

Attending the conference are representatives of Belarus, Russia and Ukraine, the Order of Malta, partners from Japan, Sweden, Ireland, the UK, Austria, Italy, representatives of the diplomatic corps accredited in Minsk. The conference is also attended by representatives of international organizations, including the IAEA, the World Bank, the OSCE and the United Nations.

The conference has been organized by the Belarusian government and the UN Development Program.

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