KIEV. Feb 13 – Ukraine and Moldova will create a joint commission to analyze ecological risks of building hydroelectric power plants on the Dniester River, Moldovan Prime Minister Pavel Filip said at a briefing on Monday in Kiev with Ukrainian PM Volodymyr Groysman.
"We agreed to great a joint commission, which will conduct an exhaustive study. We will also ask our partners in the European Union to help predict the effects and their impact on the ecosystem," Filip said.
The Moldovan PM said the Dniester is the source of drinking water for Chisinau, as well as for a number of Ukrainian cities, including Odessa.