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IAEA experts inspected two nuclear facilities in Kharkiv

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A mission of experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) this week conducted an inspection of nuclear facilities in Kharkiv. This was stated by the CEO of the organization Rafael Grossi.

We are talking about the National Scientific Center “Kharkov Institute of Physics and Technology” and the radioactive waste disposal site “Radon”. On November 11th says on the IAEA website.

The first building was heavily damaged by shelling, but the IAEA did not record any sign of radiation releases or diversion of declared nuclear material, the statement said. Radon is said not to have been affected by the conflict.

In early November, IAEA specialists inspected three nuclear facilities in Ukraine. The organization confirmed that there were no signs of misuse of nuclear materials. The inspection took place against the backdrop of statements by Russian officials about Ukraine’s possible plans to use a “dirty bomb”.

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