Serhiy Dunayev: Decision of the Council on trade blockade of Donbass can lead to environmental and humanitarian catastrophe in the Luhansk region
20 March 2017 14:01

The people’s Deputy from the OPPOSITION BLOC Serhiy Dunayev stated during the conciliation Council on Monday, March 20.

He noted that the decision taken at the meeting of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC) decision on the full termination of movement of goods across the line of contact may lead to a complete stop of the Heat power station in Schastye, which is the only source of electricity for industrial consumers and for the population of the Luhansk region.

“All this causes social tensions in the region. I appeal to the representatives of the President and the government that this decision is a threat to the energy and national security and could lead to environmental and humanitarian catastrophe in the Luhansk region,” Serhiy Dunayev said.

“This decision of the NSDC there are the mercantile political interests of certain political groups and the interests of citizens of Ukraine are not taken into account. The independence of our state is based on the security of citizens. The state is responsible to the individual for its activity – article 3 of the Constitution of Ukraine,” the MP said.

“As a representative in the Parliament of territorial communities in the Luhansk region I ask to consider the issue of connection the region to the unified power system of Ukraine with the purpose of smooth operation of industry and security of the population of the region,” Serhiy Dunayev said.