Monday, 28 November, 2022

It is cynical of IAEA to speak about noncritical damage to ZNPP — Rosenergoatom

The International Atopic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) statements about non-critical damages to the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant is the height of cynicism, as any attacks on the plant are inadmissible, Renat Karchaa, an adviser to the head of Russia’s Rosenergoatom nuclear power engineering company, told TASS on Sunday.

"They have come to saying that the critical infrastructure is intact. And what do they think the critical infrastructure is? For instance, there are reservoirs with turbine oil and a nitrogen and oxygen plant and hydrogen reservoirs next to them. In formal terms, they are not part of a critical infrastructure. But Ukraine shelled them intensely. Can you imagine what can happen when 240 tons of oil catch fire, or when two other facilities explode? What can such fire result in? So, it is the height of cynicism to speak about noncritical damages at a nuclear plant amid shelling. Hence, the conclusion is: it is inadmissible to shoot at a nuclear plant at all!" he said.