Ukraine’s ambassador to the United Nations, Serhiy Kislitsa, said that Russia tried to pressure the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Rafael Grossi, during the preparation of a report on the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant by this organization. The International Atomic Energy Agency assessed in the report on the Zaporizhia Nuclear Power Plant that it was necessary to immediately establish a nuclear safety and protection zone around this facility.
permanent representative Russia At the United Nations, Vasily Nebenzia criticized the report International Atomic Energy Agency At the Ukrainian Innerhodar Power Plant, they are demanding clarifications regarding Russian military equipment observed by international experts. According to Ukrinform, the diplomat tried to convince the member states of the Security Council United nationsThat there are no aggressive soldiers in the power plant. The meeting of this body was held on Tuesday at the request of Moscow.
– It is interesting to see how the Russian (Ambassador) complains that he did not have enough time to thoroughly study the IAEA report. How could it not be Russia itself that requested the invitation to a meeting? The ambassador said that the only thing that explained the confusion was the attempt to pressure the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (Rafael) Grossi and his team during the preparation of the report. Ukraine Serhiy Kesitsa at the United Nations, citing Ukrinform.
The Ukrainian ambassador believes that the publication of the report before Tuesday’s session of the Security Council “frustrated Moscow’s plans”, and “the Kremlin delegation tried” to “manipulate” the content of the document. Kislitsa asked Russian diplomats “Next time, be patient and do not make a fuss, unless it comes to withdrawing Troops from Ukraine.
Report of the International Atomic Energy Agency on the power plant in Enirhodara
International Atomic Energy Agency I mentioned in a post on Tuesday 52 page report In connection with the Zaporizhia Nuclear Power Plant, it is necessary to immediately establish a nuclear safety and protection zone around this facility.
It was confirmed that the International Atomic Energy Agency mission, which visited the plant last week, monitored damage at various sites of the site, including near the reactor buildings. It found, inter alia, the damage to the building with fresh nuclear fuel and solid radioactive waste storage, and the site where the central alarm station of the physical protection system is located.
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The envoys of the International Atomic Energy Agency noted the presence of military mechanisms at the site of the power plant, under the shelter that connects the buildings to the reactors. a report It also mentioned the stationing of Russian military personnel and military equipment there in various locations, including military trucks. According to experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency, representatives of the Russian company Rosatom are also on the site of the power plant.
International mission at the Zaporizhia Nuclear Power Plant
A group of IAEA specialists, headed by its head Rafael Grossi, visited Enerudara from 1 to 5 September. After completing the inspection of the facility, four experts left Ukraine, and two remained at the site to work there for a long time.
Zaporizhia Nuclear Power Plant is the largest nuclear power plant in Europe. After the Russian invasion of Ukraine, which began on February 24, the aggressor seized the facility on the night of March 3-4.
About 500 Russian soldiers are stationed at the site of the power plant. In August, the forces of the invaders fired at the gymnasium several times, causing the risk of releasing radioactive materials. Moscow has long accused Kyiv of these incidents.
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