IAEA Director General Statement on Situation in Ukraine -Update 192

On Thursday – when the rotation of IAEA experts took place – there were Russian reports of drone attacks in the town of Enerhodar, where many plant staff live. Almost every day in recent weeks and months, the IAEA experts Read More …

IAEA Director General Statement on Situation in Ukraine – Update 191

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) experts have assessed the damage caused by this week’s powerful explosions near Ukraine’s Khmelnitsky Nuclear Power Plant (KhNPP), observing 26 broken windows but reporting no impact on nuclear safety and security at the site, Director Read More …

IAEA Director General Statement on Situation in Ukraine – Update 189

In the latest indications of military activities some distance away from the ZNPP, the experts have continued to hear explosions almost every day and they have also heard occasional machine gun fire. The IAEA has been informed that the power Read More …

IAEA Director General Statement on Situation in Ukraine – Update 187

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) experts were today granted access to the rooftop of reactor unit 2 of Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP) and did not observe any mines or explosives there, Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi said. From Read More …

IAEA Director General Statement on Situation in Ukraine – Update 186

In a significant development for the IAEA’s mission at the site, Director General Grossi said the Agency had taken delivery of armoured vehicles acquired with extra-budgetary support from Japan. In addition, funding from Germany has enabled the IAEA to hire Read More …

IAEA Director General Statement on Situation in Ukraine – Update 185

In the latest indications of military activities some distance away from the ZNPP, the experts continue to hear explosions almost every day and have also heard machine gun fire. As part of their walkdowns over the past week, the IAEA Read More …

IAEA Director General Statement on Situation in Ukraine – Update 184

IAEA experts continued to conduct walkdowns of the ZNPP this week. The team visited the main control rooms of units 2, 5 and 6 where they observed that units 2 and 5 remain in cold shutdown and unit 6 in Read More …

IAEA Director General Statement on Situation in Ukraine – Update 183

Underlining the potential dangers for nuclear safety and security during the conflict in Ukraine, the IAEA experts have continued to hear numerous explosions some distance away from the ZNPP, which is located by the frontline. They were also informed by Read More …

IAEA Director General Statement on Situation in Ukraine – Update 181

During the previous rotation on 3 August 2023, IAEA experts had been granted access to the reactor rooftops of units 3 and 4, which allowed them to verify that no mines or explosives were placed there or on the rooftops Read More …

IAEA Director General Statement on Situation in Ukraine – Update 180

As part of their monitoring activities at the ZNPP, the IAEA experts are expecting access to the rooftops of reactor buildings 1, 2, 5 and 6 in the coming days. Earlier in August, the team did not observe any mines Read More …