Ukraine and Japan will sign an agreement on exchange of information and experts for protection against nuclear accidents.

The two countries will exchange information and develop the measures of groundshine and health effects caused by this phenomenon.

Japan and Ukraine will exchange information on agricultural land protection from contamination, consequences of low level radiation exposure on the human body and treatment of patients affected by radiation.

It will be a first bilateral deal for Japan, which will focus exclusively on measures preventing nuclear accidents.

Ukraine has approved the agreement and this month will begin talks with Japan on the formalization of the document.

The agreement also provides the exchange of experts.

In addition, Japan plans to expand the staff of its embassy in Ukraine, adding six new members, including officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, researchers and translators.