Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky stated Thursday that Moscow’s forces have been contemplating launching a “terror assault” on the Russian-controlled Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant, a recurring flash level of concern all through Russia’s invasion.
“Intelligence providers have acquired info that Russia is contemplating the situation of a terrorist act on the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant — a terrorist act with the discharge of radiation. They’ve ready every part for this,” Zelensky stated in a press release on social media.
Fears for Europe’s largest nuclear plant, which have endured all through Moscow’s Ukraine offensive, have been exacerbated by the destruction of a dam that offered the cooling water for the plant.
The Kremlin rejected Zelensky’s claims that Russian forces might be orchestrating a radiation leak, pointing to a latest go to to the power by the pinnacle of the UN’s nuclear company.
“That is one other lie. There have been simply contacts with the IAEA on the web site — a really excessive evaluation from the IAEA (Worldwide Atomic Power Company). They noticed every part, every part they wished to see,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov informed reporters.
Moscow in the meantime on Thursday introduced that UN nuclear chief Rafael Grossi could be arriving within the Russian area of Kaliningrad to fulfill with the pinnacle of Russia’s nuclear company.