The International Atomic Energy Agency urged Russia and Ukraine on Tuesday to establish a “nuclear safety and security protection zone” around the Zaporizhzhia power plant amid mounting fears the shelling in the area could trigger a nuclear emergency.
In a report following a visit by an inspection team last week, the agency said all of its safety principles had been compromised at the facility. Sergio Olmos has a report from Kyiv.
- Anton Fedyashin is a Russian affairs analyst and history professor at American University.
- Klaus Larres is a European affairs analyst and professor of history and international affairs at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
- Dmitry Babich is a Russian journalist and political analyst.
- Sergiy Kudelia is an associate professor of political science at Baylor University.
The U.N. atomic watchdog agency urged Russia and Ukraine to establish a “nuclear safety and security protection zone” around the Zaporizhzhia power plant amid mounting fears the fighting could trigger a catastrophe in a country still scarred by Chernobyl. https://t.co/D2mMnm6wIc
— The Associated Press (@AP) September 6, 2022
Putin says Ukraine war will strengthen Russia; hails Asia-Pacific’s global role https://t.co/9zZsaVeANi
— South China Morning Post (@SCMPNews) September 7, 2022
Ukraine launches surprise counterattack in Kharkiv region https://t.co/BAUJIrrelw
— The Guardian (@guardian) September 7, 2022