Washington is calling on Russia to return full control of the Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant and other nuclear facilities in the country to Kiev.

According to APA, this was said by the press secretary of the White House, Karine Jean-Pierre.

"We call on Russia to cease all military activities at or near Ukraine's nuclear facilities and return full control to Ukraine," he said during the briefing.

According to Jean-Pierre, the American side appreciates the commitment of the Kyiv authorities to protect nuclear security in difficult conditions.