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Japanese Foreign Ministry considers reduction of embassy staff in Ukraine

Tokyo, Jan 28 (UNI/Sputnik) The Japanese Foreign Ministry has started assessing the expediency of cutting embassy personnel in Ukraine due to unceasing instability, Japanese broadcaster NHK reported on Friday, citing diplomatic sources.
If the reduction is approved, it will apply to Japanese diplomats who are not involved in critical tasks, including ensuring security of Japanese citizens, according to the report.
On Tuesday, the Japanese foreign ministry issued a recommendation for citizens not to travel to Ukraine due to "the ongoing tensions at the Russian-Ukrainian border." Those Japanese who currently are in Ukraine were strongly recommended to leave on commercial flights.
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