Russian Foreign Ministry: Russia will not deploy offensive troops and equipment on the territory of ZNPP

IAEA at ZNPP.  Energodar, ZaES, magate, Zaporozhye nuclear power plant, checkpoint

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Russia does not intend to place military equipment and troops on the territory of the Zaporozhye NPP for offensive purposes. At the station there are only fighters protecting the object from attack. This was stated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.

“We have never deployed and do not plan to deploy military contingents and military equipment intended for offensive operations on the territory of the ZNPP,” said Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Grushko. His post has been posted on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia. He also noted that only the forces intended to protect the facility from attacks and eliminate their consequences are at the nuclear power plant.

Russia took control of the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant in February 2022. Since then, the Ukrainian army has repeatedly tried to strike at the object. So, the day before, the Armed Forces of Ukraine tried to attack the station with the help of an attack drone, writes channel 360. It was also reported that the head of the IAEA, Rafael Grossi, began the preparation of a special document that would guarantee the safety of the Zaporizhzhya NPP on the eve of the Kyiv“.


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