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    Australia is to deliver uranium to Ukraine for nuclear energy production.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Australia will sell uranium to Ukraine for nuclear power, local media reported Wednesday.

    According to the Australian Associated Press news agency, Australian Foreign Minister and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will sign a corresponding deal in Washington later in the day.

    Bishop will also meet with UK Dutch and Singaporean leaders and foreign minister counterparts, the media outlet reported. The politicians will be in Washington to attend the Nuclear Industry Summit (NIS) on Wednesday and Thursday.

    ​Currently, most of Ukraine’s fuel for its power plants is imported from Russia.

    Australia also supplies uranium to Canada, China, France, India, Japan, South Korea, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States.

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