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IAEA Chief Says U.N. Inspectors Will Tour Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant “Very Soon”

HeadlineAug 26, 2022

The latest fighting around the nuclear plant comes as the United Nations is negotiating with Russia for access to the site. International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Rafael Grossi told France 24 television Thursday he expects a team of inspectors to reach Zaporizhzhia within days.

Rafael Grossi: “We need to be there. We need to be there soon. Kyiv accepts it, Moscow accepts it. We need to go. And we are going to be there, hopefully very, very soon.”

Reporter: “Is 'very soon' days or weeks?”

Rafael Grossi: “Days.”

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