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Germany backs security zone around Ukraine nuclear power plant

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<div> <p><span class="caps">BERLIN</span> – Germany supports the establishment of a security zone around Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock said on Tuesday after talks with the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (<span class="caps">IAEA</span>), Rafael Grossi.</p> <p>Grossi said that the Zaporizhzhia power facility, held by Russia, was right by the front line and that it was almost impossible to create a security zone there, “but we don’t give up,” he said.</p> <p>Baerbock also said that Iran must never be allowed to develop nuclear weapons and that the Islamic Republic must allow inspectors from the UN’s atomic watchdog back to its nuclear sites.</p> <p/> </div>