In the statement made on the social media account of the Ministry’s Intelligence Main Directorate, the situation in the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant, which is controlled by Russia, in the Zaporozhye region of Ukraine, was evaluated.
Claiming that the Russians have reduced their presence at the plant, the statement said, “According to the latest information, the occupation troops are slowly leaving the plant. Three staff members of Rosatom (the Russian State Nuclear Energy Company), who oversaw the actions of the Russians at the plant, first left the plant.” expression was used.
In the statement, it was suggested that the Ukrainian employees who signed an agreement with Rosatom were also offered to evacuate and said, “According to the instructions received, they must leave the power plant by 5 July. The desired destination is the occupied Crimean lands.” evaluation was made.
Pointing out that the number of military patrols in the area where the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant is located and in the satellite city of the plant, Energodar, is gradually decreasing, it was claimed that “the personnel staying at the power plant were instructed to blame Ukraine in any emergency.”
The Zaporozhye nuclear power plant has been under Russian control since March last year.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has claimed that Russia is considering a terrorist attack scenario involving a radiation leak at the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov described these allegations as “nonsense”.