UN atomic watchdog chief in Ukraine to discuss nuclear safety amid Russia’s invasion

IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi speaks at a press conference about the situation at the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine in Vienna, Austria, March 4, 2022. (AP Photo/Lisa Leutner) VIENNA — The head of the UN atomic watchdog, Rafael Grossi, is in Ukraine to discuss “the safety and security” of nuclear sites there, the agency said on Tuesday.

This is Grossi’s first visit to Ukraine since Russia seized several nuclear facilities, including Chernobyl, as part of its war in Ukraine.

Grossi is holding talks with senior government officials and will travel to one of Ukraine’s nuclear power plants, the […]

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