The European Union condemned the serious “violation” of nuclear safety standards by Russia after reports of attacks near a reactor at the plant ukrainian of Zaporizhiadeclared on Saturday the head of European diplomacy Joseph Borrell.
“The EU condemns Russia’s military activities around the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant. This is a gross and irresponsible violation of nuclear safety standards and a new example of Russia’s disregard for international standards,” he said in a message on his Twitter account.
Ukrainian President Volodimir Zelensky on Friday accused the Russian army of practicing “nuclear terrorism” and denounced that they carried out bombings near a reactor at the Zaporizhia nuclear plant.
A power line was damaged in the attacks, which caused the shutdown of one of the plant’s reactors.