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Ukraine – Russia war: latest news live | The UN nuclear agency denounces a heavy artillery bombardment against the Zaporizhia power station | International

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The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the United Nations nuclear agency, has denounced this Sunday “powerful explosions” in the area of ​​the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant, in southern Ukraine, during the afternoon of Saturday and new this sunday Russia and Ukraine accuse each other of being responsible for what happened. Moscow maintains that kyiv has launched at least 14 projectiles today against the largest nuclear plant in Europe, occupied by Kremlin forces. “The kyiv regime does not stop provoking to create the threat of a nuclear catastrophe,” the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement. Ukraine, for its part, has recorded 12 impacts and has accused Russia of being behind the attack and of putting the entire world in danger. These attacks “abruptly end a period of relative calm” at the facilities and “reveal the need to apply measures to prevent a nuclear accident,” said the IAEA director general, Rafael Mariano Grossi, quoted in a agency statement. The IAEA inspectors have been informed by the management of the plant that there has been damage to some buildings, systems and equipment, “but none of them are critical to safety”.

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