On Tuesday, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged Russia and Ukraine to agree on a demilitarized zone surrounding the Russian-held Zaporozhzhia nuclear power facility in Ukraine. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres talks during a press conference in Istanbul, Turkey, on August 20, 2022, after visiting a joint coordination center managing Ukrainian grain shipments.
“A second stage should be to get an agreement on a demilitarized zone. This would entail Russian troops agreeing to remove all military people and equipment from the perimeter and Ukrainian forces agreeing not to move inside it “He informed the 15-member committee.
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) earlier on Tuesday asked for a security zone surrounding Europe’s largest nuclear power plant, claiming that its specialists discovered substantial damage at the plant near the front lines of the fighting.