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IAEA concerned over loss of contact with Chernobyl nuclear control regulators

During its offensive, Russia captured Control of the power plant, the worst nuclear disaster in history.

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The International Atomic Energy Agency (AEIA) on Tuesday confirmed that systems that allow remote control of nuclear materials at the Chernobyl power plant in Ukraine have suspended data transfer. This core The site of the worst nuclear disaster in history in 1986 was controlled by the Russians from the beginning of the conflict.

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“I am deeply concerned about the difficult and stressful situation in which the staff at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant find themselves and the risks it poses to nuclear safety.”Has warned Rafael Croce, President of the IAEA. BMore than 200 technicians and guards are trapped at the site, working for 13 consecutive days under Russian surveillance. The body asked Moscow to allow them to rotate, rest and set fixed tables, as they were essential to the security of the site. Faced with this situation Rafael Crozi reiterated his opportunity to go to the site or elsewhere to get it from all sides. “Commitment to Security and Safety” Ukrainian power plants.

The Russian military has been occupying another nuclear power plant in the southeastern Ukraine, Zaforoshia, since Friday. The plant was set on fire after the Russian strikes, according to Kiev, but Moscow denies the allegations. Website “Works normally”Insisted A Russian National Guard officer in videos released by the Russian news agency RIA Novosti. “The site administration is fulfilling its duties. The situation is completely under the control of the Russian National Guard.”He added.

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