More than 10,000 hectares of forests and 31 fires have been recorded in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone due to hostilities. This threatens radiation to Ukraine, Belarus and the European Union.
This was stated by the Verkhovna Rada Commissioner for Human Rights Lyudmyla Denisova.
“More than 10,000 hectares of forests are burning in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone due to hostilities, 31 fires have been recorded, which causes increased levels of radioactive air pollution. winds over long distances. This threatens radiation to Ukraine, Belarus and European countries (European Union – EP), “she said.
“Catastrophic consequences can be prevented only by immediate deoccupation of the territory by Russian troops. Therefore, I call on international human rights organizations to take all possible measures to increase pressure on the Russian Federation to stop military aggression against Ukraine and deoccupy high-risk areas,” she added.
Source: Ukrainian Pravda