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United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-moon has called for a global review of nuclear safety standards during a visit to Chernobyl in Ukraine, site of the world’s worst atomic disaster.

“The standards of nuclear safety should be fully reviewed. The International Atomic Energy Agency must work carefully in this direction. The world community must consider the advantages and disadvantages that nuclear energy brings and to protect nuclear facilities from terrorism,” Mr Ban said after seeing the power station where a reactor exploded on April 26th, 1986.

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