Ukraine war: Europe’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant under Russian control?

Ukraine war: Europe's Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant under Russian control?

A big nuclear power plant occupied by Russia after the Ukraine invasion is “completely out of control,” the head of the UN’s nuclear agency says.

Rafael Grossi was quoted by the AP said that the Zaporizhzhia plant needed an inspection and repairs.

Now, what is being feared is that Europe’s biggest nuclear plant is dangerously close to the fighting.

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken accuses Russia of using the plant as a military base to launch attacks on Ukrainian forces.

As per the Turkish and Ukrainian officials, the ship left the southern port of Odesa early Monday morning.

In the wake of the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war, Moscow had blockaded the Ukrainian ports since February. But the two sides reached a deal to resume shipments last month.

This historic deal aims to ease the global food crisis and lower the price of grain, specially the African countries.

This ship carrying corn is expected to arrive in Turkish waters for inspection on Tuesday.

First grain shipment leaves Ukrainian port under the deal

UN Secretary-General António Guterres also welcomed the first departure of the ship since the Ukraine war began.

This deal was brokered by the UN and Turkey. Did you know this Russian blockade of Ukraine’s grain contributed to a global food crisis?

It made wheat-based products more expensive. Under the terms of this historic Russia-Ukraine deal, Moscow will not target ports while shipments are in transit.

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