The International Atomic Energy Agency has started negotiations with Russia and Ukraine on the creation of a protection zone around the Zaporizhzhya NPP.

APA reports with reference to "Reuters" that the Director of the International Atomic Energy Agency (AEBA) Rafael Grossi said this at the meeting of AEBA member countries.

"The plan to make it happen is on the table. Last week I had the opportunity to start discussions with Ukraine and Russia. I am ready to hold these discussions with both countries this week," Grossi said.