Kremlin urges 'pressure' on Ukraine over nuclear plant
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His remarks came as International Atomic Energy Agency chief Rafael Grossi announced he was en route to the plant -- Europe's largest nuclear facility -- that has been under Russian control since the early days of Moscow's military campaign in Ukraine.
"We have been waiting for this mission for a long time. We consider it necessary," Peskov said.
He said Moscow will ensure the security of the IAEA mission while its in Russian-controlled territory "taking into account the risks that constantly prevail there".