China News Agency, Moscow, December 22 (Reporter Tian Bing) Rosatom President Likhachev and International Atomic Energy Agency Director-General Grossi held consultations in Moscow on the 22nd to discuss the establishment of security facilities around the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant. district matters.
According to the official website of Rosatom, members of the Russian delegation include representatives of the State Atomic Energy Corporation, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Defense, the State Guard and the Federal Bureau of Ecology, Technology and Nuclear Energy Supervision.
During the talks, the two sides discussed ways to establish a nuclear protection zone and a physical nuclear safety zone at the Zaporozhye NPP.
Both sides noted that their positions on the draft statement on this topic were very close.
"Consultations will continue, recognizing the need to reach a mutually acceptable text as soon as possible."
The two sides also discussed in detail the situation of the nuclear power plant under the task of strengthening the reliability of electricity and heat supply of the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant and the city of Energodar where it is located.
Both sides believed that the talks were "substantive, useful and candid".
It is reported that Grossi and Ukrainian Prime Minister Shmegal held talks in Paris on the 13th. The two sides discussed the establishment of a safety zone around the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant and the dispatch of the IAEA permanent team to all nuclear power facilities in Ukraine.
Ulyanov, Russia's Permanent Representative to the International Organization in Vienna, previously stated that in view of the current state of Russia-Ukraine relations, it is impossible for Russia, Ukraine and the International Atomic Energy Agency to hold direct tripartite talks to discuss the establishment of a safety zone at the Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant.
The Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant is the largest nuclear power plant in Ukraine and one of the largest in Europe, with an installed capacity of 6,000 megawatts.
After Russia launched a special military operation against Ukraine in February this year, the nuclear power plant was controlled by Russia.
Russia and Ukraine accused each other of launching an attack on the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant area, and its nuclear safety risks have aroused concern from the international community.