IAEA Calls for Suspension of Military Actions on Ukraine’s Nuclear Power Station Damaged by Shelling | NHK

Regarding this, the IAEA = International Atomic Energy Agency issued a statement on the 9th, and received a report from the Ukrainian side that the walls and roofs of buildings in the area where the spent nuclear fuel storage facility was located were damaged by the bombardment on the 6th. made it clear.

Although IAEA experts have assessed that the safety of the nuclear power plant is not immediately threatened, Director-General Grossi once again expresses serious concerns and calls for an end to military action against the nuclear power plant.

On the other hand, in Ukraine, landmines and unexploded ordnance left in areas where the Russian army has withdrawn continue to cause damage to civilians and hinder the resumption of agriculture and rebuilding lives.

In response, the US State Department announced on the 9th that it will provide $89 million, equivalent to approximately 12 billion yen in Japanese yen, for the removal of landmines and unexploded ordnance.

It will provide technical guidance and equipment for removal, and will have about 100 specialized teams working in Ukraine.

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