Friday, March 04, 2022

Russia's attack on the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power station

This morning UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke with Ukrainian President Zelenskyy about the very concerning situation at Zaporizhzhia nuclear power station, with both leaders agreeing Russia must immediately cease its attack.

  • Russia’s attack on the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power station is gravely concerning - directly threatening the safety of all of Europe. 
  • The Prime Minister spoke with President Zelenskyy this morning, stating that the UK will do everything it can to ensure the situation does not deteriorate further. We will be seeking an emergency UN Security Council meeting today to discuss Russia’s actions, and the UK will raise this issue immediately with Russia and our close international partners. 
  • It is crucial for Russia to cease its attack on the power station and allow unfettered access for emergency services to safeguard Europe’s nuclear security.

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