Ukraine, Kiev returns to communicate with Chernobyl power plant

The International Atomic Energy Agency (Aiea) has made it known that it has been informed by the Ukrainian authorities of the restoration of “direct communications” between the State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine (Snriu) and the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, passed “more one month “since Kiev announced that it had lost contact with the site. Read also “It was clearly not a sustainable situation and it is great news that the body can now contact the plant directly when needed,” said IAEA director general, Rafael Grossi, according to a statement in the update. of the IAEA on the situation in Ukraine released in the past few hours. Grossi plans to lead an agency expert mission by the end of the month. Russian forces took control of the plant on February 24 and then retreated on March 31.