The Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry took the initiative to refrain from supplying Russian coal to Ukraine, NewsOne reported with reference to the comment of the Head of the department Igor Nasalik, who submitted the relevant draft for consideration by the Cabinet.

The minister specified that the ban refers to the energy group coal.

"The Ministry has submitted a draft project to the Cabinet to ban the importation of energy group coal from the Russian Federation," Nasalik said.

Earlier, April 11, the representative of the President in the Verkhovna Rada Irina Lutsenko said that the President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko intends to raise the issue at the meeting of the National Security and Defense Council on the confiscation of coal produced in the occupied territories of Ukraine and sold to Ukraine under the guise of Russian or of other origin.

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