The IAEA assessed the risk of increasing radiation in the Northern Europe
A small increase in concentrations of radioactive isotopes in the atmosphere over the territory of Northern Europe poses no danger to human health and the environment, the statement said the International atomic energy Agency (IAEA).
At the end of last week, some media reported that in early June, the authorities of nuclear and radiation safety in Sweden, Norway and Finland recorded in the atmosphere over the territory of Northern Europe a slight increase in the concentrations of radioactive isotopes with so-called reactor origin. It was also reported that, according to calculations by the National institutes of health and the environment (RIVM) of the Netherlands, these isotopes allegedly received from Russia, and that the cause of the incident may be the depressurization of the fuel element in a reactor of any nuclear power plant.
As reported by the IAEA, by Monday 29 participating countries in the European region have informed the IAEA that their territory was not of events that could lead to an increased concentration of radioisotopes in the air. They also provided the results of their measurements. Similar information Agency also said Algeria, Georgia, Tajikistan and UAE.
"The radiation levels reported by the IAEA are very low and do not pose a risk to human health and the environment. I expect that other participating countries will provide us with more data and relevant information, and we will continue to inform the public," said IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi.
As stated on Monday, the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov, no alerts about threats or emergencies that could cause an increase in radiation levels in Russia, there was no system of monitoring radiation safety in Russia is perfect.