The situation at the Zaporozhye NPP is getting worse. There is constant pressure on people, because the occupiers have not received the expected results in relation to the contracts signed with the occupiers. The situation is also aggravated from a technical point of view.
Energy Minister of Ukraine German Galushchenko said this at a joint briefing with IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi at the South Ukrainian Nuclear Power Plant.
According to him, Ukraine will return ZNPP, it is a matter of time and there are no other expectations.. But the key is in what state Ukraine will get the ZNPP back.
Answering the question about the number of people at ZNPP, the Minister said that there are about 6,000 people there today, but they are limited in admission to the plant.
Speaking about the creation of a protective zone at the ZNPP, IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi said that the situation around the NPP continues to be very difficult.
According to him, this week he is optimistic, plans to meet with representatives of the Ukrainian authorities and move forward.