Austria Supports IAEA with 1 Million Euro for Nuclear Safety in Ukraine

OrganizationsInternational Organizations ♦ Published: June 11, 2023; 21:05 ♦ (Vindobona)

Austria has decided to support nuclear safety efforts in Ukraine by providing one million euros to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

The attack on the Kakhovka dam has possible implications for the supply of cooling water to the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant. / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons /Ralf1969, CC BY-SA 3.0

This move comes against the backdrop of Russia's brutal war of aggression against Ukraine, which raises serious concerns about the safety of Ukraine's Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant. As Europe's largest nuclear facility, the plant poses a real threat to Europe as Russia's reckless actions in the vicinity of the plant, which are contrary to international law, jeopardize nuclear…