An emergency meeting was held at the United Nations Security Council regarding the continuous bombardment of Europe's largest nuclear power plant in Ukraine, and IAEA = International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Grossi said that prompt inspections and investigations would be realized. I asked for
Since the 5th of this month, the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant, one of the largest in Europe, located in the southeastern part of Ukraine and controlled by the Russian military, has been bombarded one after another since the 5th of this month. I was.
IAEA = International Atomic Energy Agency Secretary-General Grossi, who attended online, said, ``There is no imminent threat to the safety of nuclear power plants from artillery strikes, but that assessment may change at any time.'' expressed strong concern.
He then requested cooperation from Russia and Ukraine so that inspections and investigations could be carried out promptly.
Meanwhile, Ukraine and Russia both claimed the attack was carried out by the other side, and Ukraine's ambassador to the United Nations said, "Russia is threatening the world with a nuclear catastrophe. The sooner we stop Russia, the safer Europe and the world will be again." I can feel it," he said.
At the meeting, there were a series of opinions calling for Russia to withdraw its troops, such as the U.S. Under Secretary of State accusing Russia of continuing to spread false information to distract from the reality of the field. .
IAEA Director General “Strong Concerns about Ensuring Safety of Nuclear Power Plants”
IAEA = Director-General Grossi of the International Atomic Energy Agency attended an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council online on the 11th and explained the situation of the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant in southeastern Ukraine, where shelling continued. did.
In it, Grossi reported that the shelling had damaged part of the power grid and shut down one of the three reactors that were in operation.
In addition, he said, ``Based on the latest information, IAEA experts' initial assessment shows no imminent threat to the safety of nuclear power plants from shelling. However, that assessment may change at any time.'' He once again expressed his strong concerns about ensuring the safety of the North and requested that the bombardment be stopped immediately.
He also stressed the importance of having an IAEA team of experts visit the Zaporizhia Nuclear Power Plant and provide technical support to ensure safety, and requested that inspections and investigations be realized promptly for Russia and Ukraine. asked for cooperation.