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US News Nuclear power plant of Zaporijjia. Biden, Macron, Scholz and Johnson call for "restraint"

06:20  22 august  2022
06:20  22 august  2022 Source:   ouest-france.fr

War in Ukraine: The two camps are again accused of fire on the Zaporijia

 War in Ukraine: The two camps are again accused of fire on the Zaporijia © Reuters nuclear power plant the Zaporijia nuclear power plant, the largest in Europe, would have been targeted again by strikes including Moscow and kyiv refers responsibility. Reuters. This is a very dangerous "game" which Ukraine and Russia play. kyiv and Moscow once again exchanged accusations of fire at the Zaporijjia nuclear power plant, the largest in Europe, occupied by Russia and , targeted several times for a week .

Un militaire russe devant la centrale nucléaire de Zaporijjia, dans le sud-est de l’Ukraine, le 1er mai 2022. Photo d’illustration. © Sergei ilnitsky / EPA-EFE archives A Russian soldier in front of the Zaporijia nuclear power plant, in the south-east of Ukraine, May 1, 2022. Photo illustration.

The American, French, German and British leaders called on Sunday to the "restraint" around the Ukrainian nuclear power plant in Zaporijia in Ukraine, the largest in Europe, occupied by the Russian army.

The leaders of the United Kingdom, the United States, France and Germany underlined Sunday August 21, 2022 the need to ensure the safety of Ukrainian nuclear installations Face to the Russian invasion , reports a door -Boris Johnson's vast.

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War in Ukraine: why does the Zaporijjia nuclear power plant catalyze tensions?

 War in Ukraine: why does the Zaporijjia nuclear power plant catalyze tensions? © UkrinForm Agency / SIPA Volodymyr Zelensky fears a nuclear disaster at the Zaporijia plant. A pressure cooker in the heart of Europe? According to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, the nuclear risk in Zaporijjia is very real. "Any radioactive incident at the Zaporijjia nuclear power plant can take a blow to the countries of the European Union, Turkey, Georgia, and more distant countries.

power plant call for "restraint" around the nuclear power plant

Presidents Joe Biden and Emmanuel Macron as well as Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who spoke on the phone , called on Sunday to the "restraint" around the Ukrainian nuclear power plant in Zaporijjia, the largest in Europe, which is occupied by the Russian army.

The leaders also asked for sending "fast" on site of a mission of inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency (AIEA), according to a joint statement.

The resurgence of fights around this nuclear power plant in the south of Ukraine - the two belligerents rejecting each other's responsibility - has resurfaced the specter of a worse catastrophe than that of Chernobyl.

in LVIV, Guterres, Erdogan and Zelensky are worried about tensions around the Zaporijjia

 in LVIV, Guterres, Erdogan and Zelensky are worried about tensions around the Zaporijjia © Ukrainian Press Service/Handout power plant via Reuters The Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky (center) surrounded by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the secretary General of the UN, Antonio Guterres, August 18, 2022 in Lviv. The leaders of Ukraine, Turkey and the UN, gathered in Lviv in Ukraine, discussed two key points in this conflict this Thursday: the cereal export agreement and the growing tensions around the Zaporijjia nuclear power plant.

"They stressed the importance of ensuring the safety of nuclear installations and praised recent discussions to allow the sending of a mission of the IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency) to the Zaporijia power plant" , added the press release.

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Friday, the French presidency said that the Russian head of state Vladimir Putin had accepted that the IAEA inspectors make an inspection visit to the power station.

During their interviews on Sunday, the four Western leaders also agreed that support for Ukraine in its defense against Russian aggression would be maintained ".

Ukraine: New bombings in the region of the Zaporijia nuclear power plant .
Ukraine-crise: Ukraine: New bombings in the region of the Zaporijia © Reuters/Stringer Ukraine nuclear power plant: new bombings in the nuclear power plant region From Zaporijjia by Pavel Polityuk and Max Hunder Kyiv (Reuters) - Russian artillery has bombed in the night of cities located on the other side of the river where the Zaporijia plant in Ukraine is located, according to local authorities, thus feeding again the fears of nuclear disaster.

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