8/16, 5:25 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Macron calls on Russia to withdraw from nuclear plant

The Russian military should withdraw from the Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP) and the surrounding area, French President Emmanuel Macron told his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky on Tuesday, according to the Elysee Palace.

Macron told Zelensky over the phone that he is concerned about the "threat" the Russian troops pose and supported a potential International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) visit to the site.

The export of Ukrainian grain, especially to Africa, was another topic of the conversation between the two leaders, Macron's office revealed.

Baha Breaking News (BBN) / MS