UN Watchdog Says Landmines Are Placed Around Ukrainian Nuke Plant Occupied by Russia


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(AP News) “Having such explosives on the site is inconsistent with the IAEA safety standards and nuclear security guidance and creates additional psychological pressure on plant staff,” International Atomic Energy Agency Director-General Rafael Mariano Grossi said in a statement late Monday.

However, any detonation of the mines, located between the site’s internal and external perimeter barriers, “should not affect the site’s nuclear safety and security systems,” the statement said.

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Published: Wednesday, July 26, 2023

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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