The prime minister has instructed the government to "take additional measures to extinguish the fires, to check that fire safety requirements are being met in populated areas located near woods, and to ensure that systems are in place for warning people of emergency situations."
The meeting focused on the wildfires in the region.
“The key issue is the modernisation of coal industry enterprises and facilities. We must encourage coal companies to upgrade and create the conditions for deep processing. This focus may be no less important – and could be even more important – than the general increase in production.”
“The theme we are discussing is not just technological – it concerns practically all of our citizens.”