Permanent representative Ulyanov: Russia is discussing with the IAEA international monitoring of the protective zone near ZNPP
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According to him, as part of the creation of a physical and nuclear security protection zone at the plant, it is necessary to provide for international monitoring of compliance with the agreements. “It must be effective, otherwise the declaration will remain empty paper,” he is quoted as saying. RIA News Ulyanov. The diplomat added that this issue is being discussed with the IAEA secretariat.

The day before, IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi said that the external power supply to the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant, which had previously been disconnected from the power grid, had been restored. He noted that the station had been without an external power supply for a day “as a result of an incident that speaks of the continued threats to nuclear safety.” He did not give details of the “incident”.

Meanwhile, on Saturday, the Armed Forces of Ukraine fired 11 large-caliber artillery shells on the territory of the nuclear power plant. On Sunday morning, the nuclear power plant was again shelled. In total, 12 large-caliber shells were fired, the Russian Defense Ministry noted. The shelling was carried out from the city of Marganets in the Dnipropetrovsk region, which is under the control of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Russian artillery suppressed enemy firepower.

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