The Zaporozhye nuclear power plant in Energodar. Archive photo
The US has no ability to keep track of which side the shells arrive at the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant, said on Monday the coordinator for strategic communications at the national security Council of the United States John Kirby at a briefing for journalists.
“The US has no ability to keep track of where the shells arrive at the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant,” said Kirby.
He also noted that according to U.S. control of the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant of the Russian armed forces makes Ukraine a “hostage” in terms of energy capacity of the station.
Zaporizhzhya is located on the left Bank of the Dnieper near the Enerhodar. It is the largest by number of units and installed capacity of nuclear power plants in Europe. Since March she is under the protection of the Russian military. The Russian foreign Ministry stressed the propriety of taking the Russian military under the protection of the plant from the point of view of preventing leakage of nuclear and radioactive materials.
The Ukrainian military continue to regularly fire Energodar, surrounding villages and adjacent to the city the territory of the Zaporizhzhya NPP.