The Ministry of Emergencies is liquidated by the Decree of the President of Ukraine

On December 24, 2012, the President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych signed Decree No.726/2012 “On some measures to optimize the system of central executive authorities”, by which the Ministry of Emergencies was liquidated. In the same Decree it is said that activity of the State Agency on the Exclusion Zone Management, the responsibilities of which cover the issues of the Chernobyl NPP decommissioning and Shelter Object transformation into an ecologically safe system, will be managed and coordinated through the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Recourses of Ukraine.