The International Atomic Agency (IAEA) have warned that they are “gravely concerned” over the situation at Europe’s largest nuclear power plant in Zaporizhzhia.
Rafael Grossi the IAEA chief published a report following their inspection of the facility and warned that there is an “urgent need for interim measures” to prevent any nuclear accident.
The nuclear experts said there has been damage to the facility which has been caused by “military activity” and they saw a lot of damage in and around the plant which includes nuclear fuel and the waste storage facility.
They said that a Safety and Security Protections Zone has to “be established” and they are ready to start discussions with Russia for their to be a zone “immediately” established to protect Zaporizhzhia.
Grossi wrote that “while past events had not yet triggered a nuclear emergency, they represented a constant threat to nuclear safety and security because critical safety functions could be impacted.”
Further in the IAEA report they said that shelling from both sides could have created “safety significant impacts, loss of lives and personnel injuries” and warned there is a “constant threat to nuclear safety and security.”
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