News Source: UAV
Prior to the visit to Zaporizhia Nuclear Power Plant, Europe’s largest nuclear power plant, which has been under the control of the Russian army since last March, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) President Rafael Grossi and his accompanying delegation met with Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelenskiy in the capital of Ukraine, Kiev.
While discussing the talks at the power plant located on the territory of Ukraine and occupied by Russia, Zelenskiy blamed Russia for the tension about the nuclear power plant. Zelenskiy said that there are explosions in and around the power plant every day, and that for this reason, the world is facing a great risk.
Emphasizing that any decision of the United Nations (UN) and IAEA for Zaporizhia is important for Ukraine, Zelenskiy said, “The UN and IAEA agreed to establish a demilitarized zone around the Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant and its surroundings, the Russian army to leave the plant and Ukraine to regain control of the plant. It is important for Ukraine to provide
Zelenskiy also stated that the IAEA mission should make adequate efforts against possible global threats within the framework of Zaporizhia.
IAEA team expected to be at nuclear power plant over the weekend
Amid the nuclear leak concerns, it was announced that IAEA officials were on their way to the Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant on 29 August to take control of the situation. Saying that the authorities are expected to arrive at the facility by the end of this week, Grossi said, “We have to maintain the safety and security of Ukraine’s and Europe’s largest nuclear facility.”