July 14, 2021

IAEA HELD SCHEDULED NUCLEAR MATERIAL CONTROL AND ACCOUNTING SYSTEM INSPECTION AT UKRAINIAN NPP

On June 16, 2021, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspectors held another scheduled inspection at Rivne Nuclear Power Plant (NPP), Ukraine.

The inspection took place within the framework of the Agreement between Ukraine and the IAEA for the Application of Safeguards in Connection with the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons. The goals of the inspection were to verify the absence of the undeclared nuclear material and to confirm the specifications of the nuclear facility provided by Ukraine to the IAEA.

The IAEA inspectors accompanied by the representatives of the State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine and Rivne NPP inspected the spent fuel storage pools of the Units N3 and N4. Afterward, the results of the visit and the timing of the next inspection were discussed.

According to the operator of Ukrainian NPPs Energoatom, all the planned work was completed on schedule, in full, and without critical comments.

Source: "Energoatom continues fruitful cooperation with the IAEA", June 16, 2021