On July 26, 2012, the First meeting of the Japan-Ukraine Joint Committee for the cooperation to advance aftermath response to accidents at nuclear power stations was held in Tokyo. The Ukrainian delegation headed by Mr. Volodymyr Kholosha, the Head of State Agency of Ukraine on Exclusion Zone Management.
The First meeting of the Japan-Ukraine Joint Committee for the cooperation to advance aftermath response to accidents at nuclear power stations was held on the basis of the "Agreement between the Government of Japan and the Government of Ukraine concerning Cooperation to Advance Aftermath Response to Accidents at Nuclear Power Stations" signed by the Minister of Emergencies of Ukraine V.Baloga and the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan K. Gemba on April 18, 2012 in Tokyo.
In this meeting, discussions were held on the current condition of measures taken after the Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Station accident and future policy between Japan and Ukraine, who have experienced an accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power station.
Both sides made agreement that cooperative relations between the two countries following the nuclear power plant accidents will further progress through such meetings.
Record of Discussion of the First Meeting was signed by the Heads of Ukrainian and Japanese delegations.