Ukraine accuses Russia "wind" Facts as IAEA mission concludes first day of nuclear power plant inspections

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A delegation from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) investigated the shielding around the emergency systems, diesel generators and generator sets of the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant. report On Friday. According to Grossi, a plant’s “physical integrity” is Violated It was damaged over and over again, but it was not clear whether the damage was intentional or accidental.

Ukrainian state-owned energy company Enerhoatom defendant Russia gave the IAEA team a distorted view of both the work at the facility and the situation in the city of Enerhodar, where the plant is located. On Telegram, Enerhoatom wrote about Russia:

  • A military vehicle was placed in the engine room and submitted to the IAEA mission as equipment belonging to the chemical protection unit.
  • It did not allow IAEA representatives to enter areas where NPP troops were stationed.
  • “Presented” the delegation a group of residents of Enerkhodar, who had been previously instructed that the city had been shelled by Ukrainian forces.
  • Cut off Enerhodar’s internet and phone services to prevent people from sharing photos and videos of the city and the nuclear power plant.

According to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, the Russian military Rejected Allow Ukrainian and international journalists to enter the plant together with IAEA representatives. Vladimir Rogov, head of the Communist Party of Zaporizhia, said: claimed Journalists replied that they were “spies and saboteurs.”

two IAEA officials remain At the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant permanently, a Russian official told RIA Novosti. The other six are reportedly planning to stay for a few more days.

The Zaporizhia nuclear power plant was occupied by Russian forces in March. The Russian Defense Ministry has frequently accused Ukraine of shelling the installation, but Ukrainian officials have called the attack a “provocation” by Russian forces. The IAEA mission marks the first time international officials have been allowed access to the facility since the war began. Ukraine accuses Russia "wind" Facts as IAEA mission concludes first day of nuclear power plant inspections

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