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March 27 (Reuters) – Ukraine President Vladimir Zelensky Monday UNtold the head of the Nuclear Control Agency of Russian troops Safety cannot be guaranteed at the Zaporizhzhya NPP until you leave the facility.
According to the information provided by the President referring to the website, he said that he met with the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Rafael Grossi, at the Dnieper hydroelectric power plant, in the northeast of the Zaporizhzhia plant.
Russian troops In the first weeks of Moscow’s intervention in Ukraine, it seized the Zaporozhye plant, Europe’s largest nuclear power plant, and both sides have repeatedly accused the other of setting fire to the facility.
Zelensky told Grossi that the workers of the Zaporizhzhya plant Russia is under constant pressure from the occupying forces, he said that he did not follow the safety rules and interfered with the technological processes.
“Russian troops and employees from the Zaporizhzhya NPP and its adjacent areas, any initiative to restore nuclear safety and security is doomed to failure,” he said. Zelensky quoted.
It was reported that Zelensky He also spoke to Grossi about the problems caused by Russia’s attacks on the Dnieper water station and said that Grossi’s role in ensuring energy security in Ukraine is “extremely important”.
Zelensky during his visit to the region of Ukraine met with soldiers in the southeast. On his website, he also mentions the city of Nikopol, which is located across the Kakhovka reservoir from the Zaporizhzhia power plant and has been repeatedly shelled by Russia. trip did.
In a tweet earlier on Monday, Grossi said he and Zelensky had a “rich exchange” about protecting the plant and its workers. He added that IAEAof of Ukraine reiterated his full support for nuclear facilities.
Grossi has repeatedly called for a security zone around the Zaporizhzhya plant and is due to visit it again this week.
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