Ukraine can count on continuation of cooperation with the USA in the sphere of nuclear disarmament.
It was declared by the ambassador of the USA in Ukraine William Taylor in interview of Golos.Ua.
He stated confidence that the congress of the United States will shortly consider the appeal of the Verkhovna Rada about continuation of cooperation on elimination of the nuclear weapon.
"We worked in this direction some years and we will continue this work. I am sure that the congress will consider the appeal of the Verkhovna Rada and will answer it", - the ambassador emphasized.
According to Taylor, now the USA realize the general with the Ukrainian space agency the program for elimination of rockets which were used in system of the nuclear weapon.
"The nuclear weapon already isn't present, nevertheless rockets remained, and we now cooperate with National space agency to liquidate these rockets. Financing of the project is carried out annually", - he added.
The ambassador reported that recently the USA started the pilot project on loading of the Ukrainian reactors by nuclear fuel from the alternative supplier.
It is known that on April 6 the Verkhovna Rada adopted the resolution "About the Appeal of the Verkhovna Rada to the Congress of the United States of America" on continuation of cooperation on performance of all complex of the actions directed on elimination of the nuclear weapon in Ukraine, according to the agreement of 1993.