Zaporizhzhia: UN urges safety zone around nuclear plant
07 September 2022 | 5:52 pm
The International Atomic Energy Agency and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres have called for the establishment of a demilitarized zone around the Russian-held Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine.
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The IAEA said the mines were found in a restricted area that is inaccessible to plant personnel. The Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant has been under Russian control since the beginning of March 2022.
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