Borrell calls on Russia to preserve safety of nuclear infrastructure in Ukraine
March 10, 2022

Borrell calls on Russia to preserve safety of nuclear infrastructure in Ukraine

On 9 March, EU High Representative Josep Borrell called on Russia to preserve the safety of nuclear infrastructure in Ukraine.

Earlier in the day, Ukraine had informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) that the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) had been disconnected from the electricity grid and lost its supply of external power, two weeks after Russian forces took control of the site.

Borrell yesterday spoke to Rafael Grossi, Director of the IAEA, about the very worrying situation regarding Chernobyl.

“Full support to IAEA efforts to find an agreement on practical solutions in these dramatic circumstances,” Borrell said on Twitter.

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