The press release issued by the President of Ukraine on 19 October 2022.
A strategic meeting on security at energy supply facilities chaired by President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy took place.
The meeting was attended by Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal, Minister of Energy Herman Halushchenko, Minister of Internal Affairs Denys Monastyrskyi, Minister of Community and Territorial Development Oleksiy Chernyshov, representatives of the State Emergency Service, heads of energy enterprises, executive authorities and local governments.
The participants of the meeting discussed measures to eliminate the consequences if the energy system of Ukraine were disabled.
In addition, urgent issues related to security at critical facilities that ensure the vital activity of cities, towns and villages of Ukraine were considered, as well as the necessary steps to pass the heating season in the conditions of constant shelling of energy supply facilities by the troops of the terrorist country – Russia.
Scenarios of possible consequences and models of population support during possible threats of various degrees of danger were discussed. The participants agreed on the measures if electricity were not available in populated areas.
Separately, they focused on the issue of cooperation with international partners regarding equipment to provide it to all settlements that could be left without electricity.
The President set the task to quickly create mobile power points for the critical infrastructure of cities, towns and villages.