28 May 2024 14:21

Rosatom's Likhachev, IAEA's Grossi discuss interaction with experts posted at Zaporozhye NPP

MOSCOW. May 28 (Interfax) - Russia's Rosatom state atomic energy corporation stands ready to cooperate actively with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to ensure the safety and security of the Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP), Rosatom CEO Alexei Likhachev said at a meeting with IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi.

"The safety and security of the Zaporozhye NPP was a key subject of the consultations. Alexei Likhachev reiterated Russia's readiness to continue active work to ensure the ZNPP's safe operation amid unending Ukrainian provocations," Rosatom said.

Likhachev "substantively addressed interaction with IAEA experts posted at the plant."

Grossi shared his view on the current situation at the ZNPP with Likhachev, it said.

"The parties also touched on other aspects of cooperation between Russia and the IAEA, in particular as regards the prospects for the development of the global nuclear power industry," it said.

Likhachev and Grossi reaffirmed an agreement to continue regular contacts.

The Russian delegation led by Likhachev also included chief of the Federal Environmental, Technological, and Nuclear Oversight Service Alexander Trembitsky, Foreign Ministry officials, and members of the Russian Radiation, Chemical, and Biological Protection Forces and the National Guard.