The issue of ZNPP demilitarization should not be decided by the IAEA, – director of the organization
The IAEA said that the demilitarization of the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant is not on the agency's agenda. Like, this should be decided at “political negotiations”.
The demilitarization of the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant is not on the agency's agenda. This was stated by the Director General of the IAEA Rafael Mariano Grossi.
The main thing is to prevent an accident
The Director General of the IAEA said that the main duty of the organization is to prevent an accident . The issue of demilitarization of the ZNPP should be discussed in political circles.
The IAEA will soon go to the ZNPP
Mariano Grossi said that the IAEA will soon go to the Zaporozhye NPP. According to him, this will happen in the coming days. Most likely in early September.
Bloomerg writes that the IAEA wants to visit the station before September 5. This inspection was planned before the start of a full-scale invasion and was supposed to be the first safety assessment of the ZNPP for 16 years.
Grossi met with Rosatom
- Note that recently Rafael Mariano Grossi met with Rosatom officials in Istanbul to discuss the details of the mission.
- The IAEA will depart from Kyiv and then enter Russian-occupied territory near the city of Energodar.
- Sources say the most difficult part of the negotiations with the Russians was “the logistical challenge of securing a temporary ceasefire with the safe escort of IAEA representatives through the war zone”.
Let us remind you that due to constant shelling and fires near the plant, the first ever complete emergency shutdown of the Zaporizhzhya NPP took place today.