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IAEA on Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant

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MANHATTAN: IAEA has warned that nuclear safety and security situation at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine remains extremely fragile and dangerous.

Briefing a UN Security Council, IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi said military activities in the region may increase considerably in the near future.

He said there have been seven occasions when the site had to rely on the last line of defence against a nuclear accident.

Rafael Grossi said we have to takes steps to minimize the chance to avoid the danger of a catastrophic incident at the Zaporizhzhia plant.


M M Alam

M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.