• 15/04/2024 05:56

The IAEA demands to urgently return the Zaporizhia NPP to the control of Ukraine

The Atomic Energy Agency wants Russia to remove unauthorized personnel from the plant.

The IAEA demands to urgently return the Zaporozhye NPP to the control of Ukraine

Meeting of the Council of Heads of the IAEA

The Ministry of Energy demand the immediate return of the Zaporozhye NPP to the control of Ukraine.< /p>

The Council of Heads of the Nuclear Energy Agency approved a resolution demanding that the Russian Federation withdraw all unauthorized personnel, including military personnel, from the station. To ensure reliable and safe operation of the facility, it must be returned to the control of Ukrainian competent authorities.

The Ukrainian delegation at the Council meeting was headed by Energy Minister German Galushchenko. According to him, Russia openly demonstrates hostility towards the IAEA. “Safety must be restored to Europe’s largest nuclear power plant, because even a minor accident could stop the future development of nuclear energy in the world,” the official said.

Mr. Galushchenko also thanked IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi for his efforts to resolving the situation from the Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant.

  • Grossi himself recently traveled to Sochi to meet with Putin.
  • A month before, he visited Kiev, where he spoke about the main problems ZNPP and met with President Vladimir Zelensky.
  • According to Prime Minister Denis Shmygal, during the two years of occupation, more than 150 violations were recorded at ZNPP.
  • Energoatom stated that their employees no longer at the station.


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