Putin gives positive assessment to cooperation with IAEA on ZNPP
The Russian President and the UN Secretary-General discuss different files including the ZNPP and UN efforts on "removing all obstacles to the supply of Russian agricultural products and fertilizers to world markets."
The issue surrounding the Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP), including the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) visit to the facility, was reviewed on Wednesday between Russian President Vladimir Putin and United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, according to the Kremlin.
"The situation around the Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP) was discussed, including in the context of the results of the IAEA delegation’s visit on September 1."
"Putin gave a positive assessment of the constructive cooperation with the agency and spoke about the measures taken by Russia to ensure the safety and physical protection of ZNPP facilities," the Kremlin said in a statement.
Ukrainian grain, exports of Russian agriculture products
During a phone call on Wednesday, Putin and Guterres addressed exports of Russian agricultural products, as well as grain shipments by sea from Ukraine, the Kremlin reported.
"Russian President Vladimir Putin had a phone conversation with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. The main attention was paid to the implementation of the Istanbul package agreements on the export of Ukrainian grain from the Black Sea ports and the export of Russian food and fertilizers," the Kremlin said in a statement.
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Guterres informed Putin of the UN efforts to remove "all obstacles to the supply of Russian agricultural products and fertilizers to world markets."
The parties also emphasized the significance of giving priority to food exports to the Middle East, Latin America, and Africa.
Organization of UN mission to Olenivka
Putin and Guterres spoke about getting ready for the UN fact-finding mission to Olenivka in the Donbass to look into the July attack on a jail under Russian control that resulted in the death of Ukrainian prisoners of war, Kremlin added.
"The issue of organizing a UN fact-finding mission in connection with the missile attack conducted by the armed forces of Ukraine on July 29 on the pre-trial detention center in Olenivka, where Ukrainian prisoners of war were located, was considered. Antonio Guterres assured that active preparations are underway for a trip to the site of the incident by UN experts to conduct an independent and objective investigation," the Kremlin said in a statement.
Putin, Guterres discuss Dugina’s murder
The murder of Russian journalist and political scientist Daria Dugina was a topic of conversation between Putin and Guterres.
"The issue of the criminal activities of Ukrainian neo-Nazi formations, which resort to methods of terror against opponents and critics of the Kiev regime, was also discussed. In this regard, Vladimir Putin reminded the secretary general of the vile and cruel murder of Daria Dugina. Antonio Guterres condemned this crime, stressing that there can be no justification for it," the Kremlin said in a statement.
The political scholar Alexander Dugin's daughter Dugina was murdered in a car explosion in Moscow on August 20 in the evening.
According to the Russian Federal Security Service, Natalia Vovk, a Ukrainian citizen, was responsible for the explosion and the Ukrainian special services had planned the car bombing. After the explosion, Vovk fled to Estonia.