Permanent Representative of the People’s Republic of China to the UN: China is concerned about the destruction of the Kakhovskaya hydroelectric power station and urges not to allow attacks
UN, 7 June – RIA Novosti. China’s permanent representative, Zhang Jun, said at an emergency meeting that China is seriously concerned about the destruction of the Kakhovka hydroelectric power plant, urging parties to respect international law, prevent attacks on civilian infrastructure and ensure the safety of the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant. UN Security Council on Tuesday.
He recalled that “civil critical infrastructure facilities during a military conflict are protected by international humanitarian law.”
“We urge all parties to the conflict to abide by international humanitarian laws and do their best to protect civilians and civilian infrastructure… The parties involved should be in good faith, exercise restraint and resume peace talks as soon as possible,” Chinese officials said. The spokesman called on the international community to “make every effort and create favorable conditions as soon as possible to advance peace negotiations and restore peace”.
The Chinese representative said Beijing is extremely concerned about the possibility of further escalation of the crisis. safe, in the event of an accident at a nuclear power plant “no one will be protected.”
“We call for maximum restraint, we urge you to avoid rhetoric and actions that could lead to escalation and miscalculation, and we call for maintaining the security of the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant,” China’s envoy to the UN said.
Russia accuses Kiev and the West of undermining the Kakhovskaya hydroelectric power station
The upper part of the Kakhovskaya hydroelectric power station was destroyed by shelling last night, the reservoir dam itself was not destroyed. It is alleged that the attack of the Ukrainian troops on the hydroelectric power station was carried out from the MLRS “Vilkha”. There is an irregular water drainage. The evacuation of the population began in a number of coastal settlements. Vladimir Leontiev, head of the administration of the Novokakhovka urban district, took responsibility for the destruction of the Kakhovskaya hydroelectric power station in Kiev. The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation reported that a criminal case was opened regarding the collapse of the dam of the Kakhovskaya hydroelectric power station and the flooding of areas.
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that the Kiev regime blew up the Kakhovskaya hydroelectric power station to transfer troops from the Kherson direction to the offensive operations area, weakening its position there. According to the minister, Kiev carried out a terrorist attack that blew up the Kakhovskaya hydroelectric power station and flooded large areas.
The Kakhovka hydroelectric power station is the sixth (lower and final) stage of the Dnieper hydroelectric power stations, located five kilometers from the city of Novaya Kakhovka in the Kherson region, part of Russia, on September 30, 2022, after a referendum. .
The UN declared its readiness to help the victims of the explosion at the Kakhovskaya hydroelectric power station
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