Head of UN nuclear watchdog agency meets with Russian state energy company about Zaporizhzhia plant

Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency Rafael Mariano Grossi

© APA | Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency Rafael Mariano Grossi

# 09 February 2023 21:18 (UTC +04:00)

The director of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Rafael Grossi, held talks in Moscow Thursday with the head of Russia's state nuclear energy company, Rosatom, APA reports citing CNN.

“The discussion focused on issues related to ensuring nuclear and physical nuclear safety of the Zaporizhzhia (nuclear power plant),” according to a Rosatom statement.

The head of Rosatom, Alexey Likhachev, “informed the IAEA Director General about the steps that the Russian side is taking in this area, as well as about measures aimed at ensuring comfortable social and living conditions for workers of the plant and members of their families,” according to the statement.

"In addition, issues of current and future cooperation between Russia and the IAEA in other areas were touched upon. The parties confirmed the agreement to continue contacts," the statement added.

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