Ukraine plant key issue for nuke agency

Photo taken on Aug 22, 2022 shows the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. (PHOTO / XINHUA) The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, or IAEA, on Monday called the safety of a shelled nuclear power plant in Ukraine a top priority as the nuclear watchdog's 175 member states gathered for...

IAEA experts to stay permanently at Zaporizhzhia plant

Photo taken on Aug 22, 2022 shows the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. (PHOTO/XINHUA) VIENNA - International Atomic Energy Agency Director-General Rafael Grossi said Friday that two of the agency's experts would remain permanently at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine. Grossi told reporters upon arriving in Vienna after a...

IAEA chief leaves Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant

Photo taken on Aug 22, 2022 shows the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. (PHOTO/XINHUA) KYIV - International Atomic Energy Agency Director-General Rafael Grossi and some members of his delegation left the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant (NPP) in southern Ukraine on Thursday, the country's state-run nuclear energy operator Energoatom said. "Currently, there...

UN inspectors arrive at Ukraine nuclear plant

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) chief Rafael Grossi speaks to media in Zaporizhzhia on Sept 1, 2022, as UN inspectors prepare to head to the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. (GENYA SAVILOV / AFP) ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine - A team of UN experts arrived at Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia atomic plant complex on Thursday to assess...

IAEA could visit Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant in days

This handout satellite image courtesy of Maxar Technologies released on Aug 19, 2022, shows the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. (HANDOUT / SATELLITE IMAGE ©2022 MAXAR TECHNOLOGIES / AFP) VIENNA / UNITED NATIONS - The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Tuesday said its expert mission could visit the Zaporizhzhia nuclear...

Guterres, Zelensky seek to secure Russian-held nuclear plant

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, left, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, center, and United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres shake hands after their meeting in Lviv, Ukraine, Aug 18, 2022. (EVGENIY MALOLETKA / AP) KYIV – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky met with visiting United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday to...