September 23, 2023



Ukraine, IAEA alarm: ‘We play with fire in Zaporizhzhia, stop the raids’ – World

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The Ukrainian operator operating the Zaporizhizhia Nuclear Power Plant, Energoatom, accuses Russia of bombing the Ukrainian nuclear power plant.

“Whoever is behind this must stop immediately. You are playing with fire!” The director of theIAEA Rafael Grossiregarding the explosions in the area of ​​the nuclear power plant Zaporizhzhia, cited by a tweet from the IAEA itself. Grossi also reiterated the urgent appeal to Ukraine and Russia to reach an agreement and implement a nuclear safety and security zone around the Ukrainian plant as soon as possible. “I won’t give up until this zone becomes a reality,” he added. The International Atomic Energy Agency reports “powerful explosions” in the area of ​​​​the Ukrainian nuclear power plant in Zaporizhzhia.

There are at least “a dozen” powerful explosions recorded in the Zaporizhzhia area between last night and today. This was reported by IAEA experts who are in the Ukrainian nuclear plant, due to “alleged bombings”, according to a tweet from the Agency. “Some buildings, systems and equipment at the site have been damaged, but none critical to nuclear safety so far,” they add.