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MADRID, August 10 (EUROPA PRESS) –
The G7 countries, which bring together some of the world’s major powers, this Wednesday demanded that Russian forces withdraw “immediately” from the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant, the largest in Europe, because they believe that their control of this plant “The region is endangered.
The foreign ministers of the US, UK, Canada, France, Germany, Italy and Japan, as well as EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs Josep Borrell, reiterate that both the plant and other areas must be occupied by Russian forces to their “rightful” owners , Ukraine, return.
In the case of installations in the Zaporizhia bomb site, according to the authorities, the risk of a nuclear accident, which endangers not only the Ukrainian population, but also that of neighboring countries and even the entire international community, has “significantly” increased.
The ministers also took the opportunity to express their support for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), which is also concerned about the situation at Ukrainian plants. With this in mind, they have requested the dispatch of an expert mission to rule out any risk arising from the recent escalation of tensions.
“IAEA personnel must be able to have safe and unhindered access to all nuclear facilities in Ukraine and to communicate directly and freely with Ukrainian personnel responsible for the operation of those facilities,” the signatory states demand.