MFA condemns in the strongest terms illegal detention of the Director General of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant Ihor Murashov by the Russian occupants.
This crime is yet another act of the state terrorism by Russia and it represents a grave violation of international law. Russia must immediately release the Director General of the ZNPP.
We call on the international community, including the UN, the IAEA and the G7 also to take decisive actions to this end.
We emphasize, once again, the urgent need to mobilize international efforts with a view to demilitarize and de-occupy the ZNPP and return the facility under control of Ukraine as the only way to eliminate the current threats to nuclear security.
We expect the increased pressure on the aggressor state in order to end shelling by the Russian occupants of the ZNPP and other civil nuclear facilities located on the territory of Ukraine as well as to prevent further abuse and repressions against the ZNPP personnel and their families.