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Japan Minister urges citizens in Ethiopia to leave amid military tensions

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Japan Minister urges citizens in Ethiopia to leave amid military tensions

The Japan Minister of Foreign Affairs Yoshimasa Hayashi, called on Japanese citizens in Ethiopia to leave amid arising military tensions, adding that there had been no reports about Japanese casualties so far.

“It is true that Japan has sent experts from the Foreign Ministry and the Ministry of Defense to assess the situation in Ethiopia and collect data.

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“Currently, commercial flights continue to fly. We urge Japanese citizens to leave this country,” Hayashi said.

He said to date, no data about “physical damage” inflicted on Japanese nationals in Ethiopia had been confirmed.

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Ethiopia is currently facing an outbreak of violence linked to the advance of Tigray People’s Liberation Front rebels, who have been in a military conflict with the central government since 2020, toward the capital of Addis Ababa.

The situation prompted several countries to start evacuating their diplomatic missions from Ethiopia, while the government declared a six-month state of emergency in November.

Japan Minister urges citizens in Ethiopia to leave amid military tensions

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