The heads of foreign affairs of the G7 countries and the representative of the European Union called on Russia to hand over the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant to the control of Ukraine, the ministerial statement said.
“We demand that Russia immediately return full control of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant to its rightful sovereign owner, Ukraine, as well as return control of all nuclear facilities within Ukraine’s internationally recognized borders to ensure the safe operation of these facilities “, he said. message.
On August 5, it became known that the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant was operating due to Russian bombing. According to Energoatom, the bombing took place at about 2:30 pm, and later in the evening – there were three “arrivals” near the ZNPP industrial area. Instead, the Russian side accused the Ukrainian army of bombing the nuclear plant.
How on August 6, the Russian occupiers again fired rockets at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant and the city of Energodar – hitting the ZNPP site right next to the plant’s dry spent nuclear fuel storage.
On March 4, the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant was captured by Russian troops. Also under occupation is the satellite city of ZNPP – .
source: radio svoboda