The IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi has arrived in Ukraine to lead an IAEA expert mission. Grossi’s visit to Chornobyl coincided with the 36th commemoration of the 26 April 1986 disaster.
IAEA nuclear, radiation safety and physical protection experts will stay in Chornobyl since April 26 to supply the necessary equipment, restore physical protection of security and monitoring systems, conduct radiological monitoring, and other expert assessments at the Chornobyl nuclear power plant after five weeks of russian occupation.
According to the State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine, the IAEA has already provided various types of equipment for radiation monitoring, including radionuclide identification equipment and gamma-dose rate meters, personal protective equipment at the Chornobyl NPP, etc.
Rafael Mariano Grossi has announced that additional IAEA missions to other nuclear facilities in Ukraine will take place in the coming weeks. The Editorial Board hopes that Mr. Grossi will visit the Zaporizhzhya NPP in the framework of his visits to other Ukrainian nuclear facilities.
According to the IAEA