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War in Ukraine: Kiev-Moscow accuse each other of “terrorism” at the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant

War in Ukraine: Kiev-Moscow accuse each other of “terrorism” at the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant

THE Ukrainian chairman, Volodymyr Zelenskystated that the Russia must “bear responsibility” for “terrorist attack” in Ukrainian nuclear power plant at Zaporizhia which has been occupied by the Russian army, and was the target of strikes for which the Kyiv and the Moscow they accuse each other.

“The occupiers created another extremely dangerous situation for all of Europe: they twice hit the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant, the largest on our continent”Zelensky declared in his customary nightly sermon.

“Any bombing of this location is a shameless crime, an act of terrorism. Russia must take responsibility for the very fact that it poses a threat to a nuclear power plant.”he continued.

Kyiv and Moscow accuse each other of strikes near a nuclear reactor at the Zaporizhia power plant in southern Ukraine.

A high voltage line was damaged in this attack, causing one of the reactors of the nuclear power plant to shut down.

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on Tuesday that the situation is “unstable” at the Zaporizhia power station and it is done “more and more dangerous by the day”.

When the factory was seized in March, Mr Russian military had opened fire on buildings in this area, risking a major nuclear accident.

Today, the occupiers created another extremely risky situation for everyone in Europe – they fired at the Zaporizhzhia NPP, twice in one day. This is the largest nuclear power plant on our continent. And any shelling of this facility is an open, brazen crime, an act of terror. Russia should bear responsibility for the very fact of creating a threat to the nuclear power plant. And this is not only another argument in favor of recognizing Russia as a state sponsor of terrorism. This is an argument in favor of applying tough sanctions against the entire Russian nuclear industry – from Rosatom to all related companies and individuals. This is purely a matter of safety. The one who creates nuclear threats to other nations is definitely not capable of using nuclear technologies safely.

Posted by Volodymyr Zelenskyi on Friday, August 5, 2022

Moscow accuses Ukraine of ‘nuclear terrorism’

Russia denied responsibility for the strikes near a Zaporizhia nuclear reactorin Ukraine accusing in turn the regime of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky of “nuclear terrorism”.

“Ukrainian armed formations carried out three artillery strikes against the territory of the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant and the city of Enerhodar”the Russian military said in a statement, calling “international organizations to condemn the criminal actions of the Zelenskyi regime which carries out acts of nuclear terrorism”.

Earlier, the Russian administration in the occupied Ukrainian city of Enerhodar said power lines at the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant had been cut by a Ukrainian artillery strike, according to Russian media.

The Interfax news agency, citing the city’s administration, reported that a fire had broken out at the plant’s premises and that the electricity required for the safe operation of the reactors had been cut off.

Source: News Beast



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