Disinfo: Ukraine can’t guarantee the security of its nuclear power plants without NATO

Summary

Ukraine is appealing to NATO for help with security for its nuclear power plants.

Disproof

Recurring disinformation that Ukraine's nuclear power platns are a threat to the surroundings www.stopfake.org/?s=%D0%90%D0%AD%D0%A1, . Ukraine is looking to NATO for training and not for protection of its nuclear power plants, as the Ukraina.ru headline falsely claims. Ukraine’s Deputy Prime Minister for European Integration Ivanna Klympush Tsintsadze announced recently that Ukraine was initiating the process of joining the NATO Energy Security Center of Excellence recently launched in Vilnius, Lithuania. She made the announcement in the wake of a NATO-Ukraine meeting on training aimed at protecting critical electricity infrastructure that took place in October. The NATO Energy Security Center of Excellence was set up to identify potential energy threats and provide proposals and recommendations to NATO allies for dealing with them effectively, develop mutual assistance instruments for extreme situations and military training programs to protect critical energy infrastructure. Further debunk by Stopfake www.stopfake.org/en/fake-ukraine-can-t-guarantee-its-atomic-plants-security-without-nato/, .

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 86
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 23/10/2017
  • Outlet language(s) Russian
  • Countries and/or Regions discussed in the disinformation: Ukraine, Russia
  • Keywords: Nuclear issues, NATO
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Disproof

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