What he described as the Russian occupation of nuclear facilities undermines the safe operation of nuclear power plants, European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell and European Energy Commissioner Cadre Simpson said Tuesday.
The statement states that the military operation launched by Russia in Ukraine in late February “puts it in danger once again nuclear safety in Europe”.
The statement called on Moscow to return the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant to the Ukrainian authorities.
International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Rafael Grossi said on Tuesday that the radiation level at the Chernobyl nuclear disaster site is “abnormal” and has risen in the wake of Russian forces taking control of the region. .
He added, in statements during his visit to the site, that “the radiation level, in my opinion, is not normal. There have been periods during which the levels have risen due to the movement of heavy equipment that Russian forces have brought here and when Me I’m gone. We are following the issue day by day. “
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