El OIEA señaló que Ucrania le ha informado de que en la central se ha llevado a cabo la primera rotación de personal desde que las tropas rusas se hicieron con la planta. Foto: REUTERS, vía BBC.

Ukraine denounces destruction of equipment at Chernobyl plant, according to UN report

As reported today by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the authorities ukrainian They denounced the “looting” and the destruction of equipment in the old Chernobyl nuclear power plant, occupied by Russian troops until March 31.

The UN agency said in a statement that the Ukrainian authorities reported damage to the radiation control analysis laboratories in Chernobyl, and indicates that the facilities “were destroyed and the analytical instruments stolen, broken or disabled in some way”.

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Ukraine also notified the IAEA that it carried out the first staff rotation at the NPP in three weeks, and only the second since late February when Russian forces took over the site.

That shift change is essential, according to the IAEA, for the safe operation of the plant.

news agencies such as Eph echoed the information, where the IAEA recalls that last month Ukraine reported that the central analysis laboratory in the town of Chernobyl had been “looted” and that it could not confirm the safety of its calibration sources or the status of the samples environmental stored there

Russian troops occupied the Chernobyl plant on February 24.

In 1986, the worst nuclear accident in history took place at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.

With information from Eph.

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