UN: any attack on power plants is “suicidal”
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UN: any attack on power plants is “suicidal”

UN secretary Guterres has asked to suspend all “suicidal” military operations at nuclear power plants and in particular around the Ukrainian one in Zaporizhzhia, so that the International Atomic Energy Agency (Aiea) can access them.

“Any attack to a nuclear plant is a suicidal thing,” Guterres told a news conference in Japan, where he attended the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony on Saturday to commemorate the 77th anniversary of the world’s first atomic bombing.”

“I hope that these attacks will end and that the IAEA will be able to access the power plant”, the largest in Europe, the scene of bombings since last Friday of which Russians and Ukrainians have accused each other