Ukrainian Operating Corporation announces that Russia-controlled nuclear power plant will not be closed | Reuters

Ukrainian state-owned nuclear power company Energoatom denied reports on June 2 that it would shut down its Russian-controlled nuclear power plant in Southern Zaporozie (pictured) if the Ukrainian side loses control. Photo courtesy of March 17 (2022 Reuters)

[Kiev (Kyiv) 2nd Reuters]–Ukrainian state nuclear power company Energoatom denies reports on the 2nd that the Ukrainian side will stop operations of the nuclear power plant in southern Zaporozie under the control of Russia. did.

The Russian army has taken control of Europe’s largest nuclear power plant, Zaporizhia, but Ukrainian experts continue to operate it.

Interfax reported that the nuclear power plant could be shut down if the Ukrainian side loses control, according to an aide to Ukrainian President Zelensky.

Energoatom said in a statement that the nuclear power plant “cannot be shut down from a technical, security, economic and political point of view.”