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Council of the State Duma will prepare a “tough statement” in Ukraine and on Thursday, August 25, will meet to adopt it, the leader of the “Fair Russia” said; For the truth” Sergei Mironov, RIA Novosti reports.
“We will convene the Duma Council, which will adopt our tough statement. We address the statement primarily to the UN and all international parliamentary organizations,— said the politician.
According to Mironov, the statement will be connected with the shelling of the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant, Interfax clarifies. “We are confident that what Ukraine and the Zelensky regime is doing is absolutely unacceptable. An attempt to purposefully shoot at a storage of radioactive waste— this is a real crime against humanity,»,— said the deputy.
Zaporozhye NPP is located on the banks of the Kakhovka reservoir on the Dnieper, not far from Energodar and is considered the largest nuclear power plant in Europe. On February 28, four days after the start of the military operation, the Russian Ministry of Defense announced that the ZNPP territory had been taken under control. Formally, the station is still under the control of Ukrainian operators.
Since the beginning of the Russian special operation near the nuclear power plant, strikes have been repeatedly delivered, in mid-August their intensity increased. Volodymyr Rogov, a member of the main council of the military-civilian administration of the Zaporozhye region, said on August 16 that the Armed Forces of Ukraine were trying to damage the cooling circuit of the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant, which had already been hit by several dozen shots from heavy weapons. He also promised that drones would broadcast what was happening at the station.
August 11, a meeting of the UN Security Council was held, at which the head of the IAEA, Rafael Grossi, said that there was no immediate threat to nuclear safety due to shelling or military operations, but the situation may change at any time. He also called for the organization's mission to be allowed there.
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