3/4/2022, 6:07 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Biden, Zelensky call for ceasefire near nuclear power plant

United States President Joe Biden spoke with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy after the news that Russian forces were shelling the Zaporozhskaya nuclear power plant in Energodar, the White House announced in a statement.

"President Biden joined President Zelenskyy in urging Russia to cease its military activities in the area and allow firefighters and emergency responders to access the site," the statement read.

Overnight on Thursday, a fire broke out in the vicinity of the power station, which Ukrainian officials blamed on Russia but said it occurred in a training building and that the fire condition at the plant is "normal."

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