Nuclear monitors

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The Independent Online
PARIS (Reuter) - France is to check safety at Ukraine's nuclear plants, including Chernobyl where the world's worst nuclear disaster occurred in 1986, the Industry Ministry said. France, Germany and Ukraine have signed a pact providing for a detailed programme of work on Ukraine's nuclear security for this year and next, it added. The programme allows French specialists to inspect the concrete casing poured over the Chernobyl reactor after the disaster.