MOSCOW, August 30 – PRIME. The IAEA mission headed by the head of the agency Rafael Grossi arrived in Ukraine consisting of 13 people, among them there are no American and British experts, the Ukrainian TV channel “1 + 1” reports.
Earlier on Monday, IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi said that the organization’s mission is already heading to the Zaporozhye NPP and will arrive on site this week. Mikhail Ulyanov, Russia’s permanent representative to international organizations in Vienna, said that the agency’s specialists had set off in the morning.
“Among the thirteen experts selected by the IAEA Secretary General, there are neither Americans nor Britons … At the same time, there are no Russians either,” the report said.
According to the channel, the mission included representatives of Poland, Lithuania, Serbia, China, France, Italy, Jordan, Mexico, Albania, North Macedonia.
Zaporozhye NPP is located on the left bank of the Dnieper near Energodar. This is the largest nuclear power plant in Europe in terms of the number of units and installed capacity. Since March, it has been guarded by the Russian military to prevent leaks of nuclear and radioactive materials. The Ukrainian military continues to regularly shell Energodar, the surrounding villages and the territory of the ZNPP adjacent to the city.