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IAEA: Plutonium and Enriched Uranium Stored at Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant


Zaporozhye NPP. File photoMOSCOW, May 26. IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi claims that the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant, which is under the control of the Russian military, stores 30 tons of plutonium and 40 tons of enriched uranium. “Thirty thousand kilograms of plutonium, 40 thousand kilograms of enriched uranium, and my inspectors do not have access to this,” he said during a speech at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos. Grossi fears that several hundred kilograms of nuclear weapons material could have disappeared from the nuclear power plant. Earlier it was reported that The IAEA is negotiating with Ukraine and Russia on the admission of specialists to the Zaporozhye NPP. At the end of April, the Russian Foreign Ministry denied reports in Western media about alleged “damage” to Ukrainian nuclear facilities. They also reported that Russian military personnel are monitoring the situation at the Chernobyl and Zaporozhye nuclear power plants, together with Ukrainian security and plant personnel. sending IAEA specialists to Ukraine

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