kyiv says Zaporizhia’s task is “the most difficult in IAEA history”.

IAEA’s Mission in Zaporizhia: “Protecting Ukraine’s Security and Europe’s Largest Power Plant”

In a photo with the message he posted on social media, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Mariano Croci poses with a group of ten members wearing UN logo caps and vests.

Mr. Croce, writes: “The day has come and the IAEA mission to Zaporizhia is now underway. We must protect the safety of Ukraine and Europe’s largest power plant. He had been listening and warning for months about the possibility of going to the scene “The Real Danger of Nuclear Catastrophe”.

The Zaporizhia plant, home to six of Ukraine’s 15 reactors, was seized by Russian troops in early March, shortly after the February 24 invasion. It is close to the front line in the south. Kyiv and Moscow accused each other of shelling the Dnieper River near the town of Enerhodar, putting the base at risk. Ukrainian operator Energoatom warned of the risk of radioactive leaks and fires after new strikes on Saturday.

Over the past few weeks, Zaporizhia has crystallized Western concerns. The UN ordered a halt to all military operations in the surrounding area. Initially, Ukraine feared that such a visit would legitimize the Russian occupation of the site in the eyes of the international community, and finally the IAEA supported the idea of ​​the mission. Before this “dangerous” The situation, the Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelensky, urged the UN nuclear police on Friday to send a team as soon as possible.

Between Thursday and Friday, the plant had six 1,000 MW reactors “totally disconnected” According to kyiv, from the national grid due to damage to power lines and before restarting.

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Vladimir Putin adopted a mission-pass system “by Ukraine”And not by Russia as it had previously claimed, the French presidency said in mid-August, following a telephone conversation with Russian President Emmanuel Macron.

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