“The withdrawal of weapons from the power plant is what the Ukrainians are asking for, which is understandable from their point of view.

And this will be part of the overall agreement anyway,” Grossi said.

Russia's Permanent Representative to International Organizations in Vienna, Mikhail Ulyanov, said earlier that IAEA officials know perfectly well who is shelling the station.

The administration of Energodar stressed that the Zaporozhye NPP remains under Russian control.