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Rosatom, Zaporizhia NPP, Russian media and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have all reported drone strikes against the Zaporizhia NPP (ZNPP). Drone strikes hit the ZNPP site on 7 April “in a serious incident that endangered nuclear safety and security, IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi said. For the first time since November 2022, the plant was directly targeted in military action that also represents a clear violation of the five basic principles for protecting the facility established by Grossi at the United Nations Security Council in May 2023, IAEA noted.

Date: Wednesday, 10 April 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newszaporizhia-npp-attacked-by-drones-11669467

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi described three drone strikes at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant site as a serious incident that endangered nuclear safety and security.

Date: Tuesday, 09 April 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Grossi-condemns-drone-strikes-at-Zaporizhzhia-site

Following discussions with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the Zaporizhia NPP (ZNPP) has taken action to ensure an immediate supply of back-up electricity in case its main external power line is lost, as has happened repeatedly during the military conflict, IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi said.

Date: Wednesday, 10 January 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newszaporizhia-npp-acts-to-ensure-back-up-electricity-supply-11422886

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Mariano Gross told a press conference during the recent Board of Governors’ meeting that he was very concerned about the situation at the Zaporizhia NPP (ZNPP). He noted that “artillery activity is almost constant”. IAEA experts based at the plant “have reported hearing numerous explosions over the past week, in a possible sign of increased military activity in the region that could also pose a potential threat to nuclear safety and security at the site, Grossi said in his latest update on the IAEA website.

Date: Thursday, 14 September 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsiaea-chief-expresses-concerns-over-military-activity-near-zaporizhia-npp-11144082

In his latest update, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi said experts have carried out additional inspections and walkdowns at the Zaporizhia Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP) over the past week – so far without observing any heavy military equipment, explosives or mines. However, they are still awaiting access to the rooftops of the reactor.

Date: Wednesday, 26 July 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsiaea-inspections-continue-at-zaporizhia-npp-amid-search-for-new-water-sources-11028658

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) experts have in recent days continued to inspect parts of Ukraine’s Zaporizhia NPP (ZNPP), without seeing any mines or explosives. They are still waiting to gain the necessary access to the rooftops of reactor units 3 & 4 following recent reports that explosives may have been placed there, Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi said, adding that the nuclear safety and security situation remains very precarious.

Date: Friday, 14 July 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsless-tension-at-znpp-as-iaea-site-searches-continue-11004913

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi says IAEA experts present at Ukraine’s Zaporizhia NPP (ZNPP) have in recent days and weeks inspected parts of the facility – including some sections of the perimeter of the large cooling pond – and have also conducted regular walkdowns across the site, so far without observing any visible indications of mines or explosives.

Date: Friday, 07 July 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsattack-on-zaporizhia-npp-may-have-been-averted-10988247

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi, after returning from talks in Kyiv and at the Zaporizhia NPP (ZNPP), provided an update on the IAEA website.

Date: Wednesday, 21 June 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsiaeas-grossi-returns-from-zaporizhia-npp-10952693