17:44 29 Aug 2022

IAEA's visit to the ZNPP will last four days

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On Wednesday, August 31, the IAEA will begin its visit to Zaporizhzhia NPP (ZNPP). The mission will last four days.

The Wall Street Journal reports this.

An internal document of the Ukrainian government was at the disposal of journalists. It says the mission will begin on Wednesday, August 31, and run through Saturday.

The media outlet did not publish other details.

On August 27, The New York Times reported that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) formed a mission to visit the Zaporizhzhia NPP next week.

On August 17, President Volodymyr Zelensky stated that Ukraine was ready to ensure proper control and that the IAEA mission could be sent to the captured ZNPP legally and very quickly.

On August 5, the russian occupiers shelled the territory of the Zaporizhzhia NPP twice. On the evening of August 6, the russian occupiers fired missiles at Enerhodar and hit the ZNPP site. On August 11, russian troops shelled Zaporizhzhia NPP 4 times.

At a meeting of the UN Security Council on August 11, the USA indicated that for the safety of the ZNPP, it is necessary to withdraw russian troops from there. russia's Permanent Representative to the UN, Vasyl Nebenzia, did not support the proposal to create a demilitarized zone around the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant.

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