US calls for “controlled shutdown” of Zaporizhzhia NPP

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The United States said a “controlled shutdown” of the Russian-occupied Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine was the “safest option” and urged Moscow to agree to a demilitarized zone around the site, where increased fighting is sparking fears of a possible massive radiation leak. White House national security spokesman John Kirby told this to reporters on August 29, RFE/RL reported.

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